Historical Markers and War Memorials in Pearisburg, Virginia
Pearisburg is the county seat for Giles County
Pearisburg is in Giles County
Giles County(17) ► ADJACENT TO GILES COUNTY Bland County(8) ► Craig County(6) ► Montgomery County(81) ► Pulaski County(36) ► Mercer County, West Virginia(35) ► Monroe County, West Virginia(38) ► Summers County, West Virginia(45) ►
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Giles County was formed from Montgomery, Monroe (now in West Virginia), and Tazewell Counties in 1806. It was named for William Branch Giles, United States senator from Virginia and later governor. North of here, the first court of Giles County was . . . — — Map (db m37528) HM
To the Confederate soldiers of Giles County
Giles Co. furnished seven volunteer companies numbering about 800 men as follows:
Co D 7th Regiment Infantry
" F 24 " "
" H 36 " "
" . . . — — Map (db m162889) WM
In memory of the men of Giles County who gave their lives in defense of their country in the World War.
Charles B. Davis Leonard C. Duncan W. Kyle Echols Otey H. Elmore Elcana J. . . . — — Map (db m162885) WM
The town was laid off in 1806 when Giles County was formed, and named for Captain George Pearis, early settler. Established in 1808, it was first incorporated in 1835, and reincorporated in 1914. Here, in May 1862, Union troops under Colonel . . . — — Map (db m34811) HM
James Adair Jacob Albert John Alsup Hezekiah Atkins Milliton Atkins Parker Atkins James Bane Jr. William Bradley Lowe Brown William Brown Humphrey Brumfield James Brumfield Jr. James Brumfield Sr. John Burke Capt. Thomas . . . — — Map (db m162874) WM