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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Wilkesville, Ohio

 
Clickable Map of Vinton County, Ohio and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Vinton County, OH (18) Athens County, OH (47) Gallia County, OH (28) Hocking County, OH (23) Jackson County, OH (41) Meigs County, OH (51) Ross County, OH (56)  VintonCounty(18) Vinton County (18)  AthensCounty(47) Athens County (47)  GalliaCounty(28) Gallia County (28)  HockingCounty(23) Hocking County (23)  JacksonCounty(41) Jackson County (41)  MeigsCounty(51) Meigs County (51)  RossCounty(56) Ross County (56)
Location of Wilkesville, Ohio
    Vinton County (18)
    Athens County (47)
    Gallia County (28)
    Hocking County (23)
    Jackson County (41)
    Meigs County (51)
    Ross County (56)
 
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1Ohio (Vinton County), Wilkesville — Henry Duc and the Defenders of Our Country
Henry Duc Founder of Wilkesville June 10, 1810 Born in France Departed his life June 21, 1827 Age 64 Came to America an officer in the French Fleet ————— To the Memory of Henry Duc Who . . . Map (db m80626) HM
2Ohio (Vinton County), Wilkesville — 3-82 — Morgan's Raid in Vinton County
During the summer of 1863, General John Hunt Morgan, a Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky, invaded southern Ohio with 2,460 mounted men. Throughout the campaign Morgan's men plundered and looted before being captured by Union forces. On . . . Map (db m52873) HM
3Ohio (Vinton County), Wilkesville — 19 — WilkesvilleAn All-Too-Brief Rest — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his men arrived in Wilkesville just before dark on July 17, 1863. The local home guard offered very little resistance to the invaders. The raiders plundered the village office and local stores. . . . Map (db m108275) HM
 
 
  
  
 
May. 11, 2021