Fort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 47.540 W 080° 26.729
17S E 548156 N 4293877
Quick Description: A two sided sign telling us how Fort Pickens came to be and the many battles that Company A was engaged in.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2013 8:59:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMHMZJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 4

Long Description:
Fort Pickens

120 yds., northeast, Co. A 10th E. Va. Vol. Inf., built Fort Pickens for headquarters and defense. Company raised by Capt. Morgan A. Darnall; mustered into U. S. service March 13, 1862. In several battles down to Appomattox.

Engagements of A

Among the battles of Co A 10th W. Va. Vol. Inf. were Beverly, Droop Mt., Harpers Ferry, Opequon, Winchester, Leetown, Kernstown, Cedar Creek, Fishers Hill, Berrybille, Petersburg Siege and the Appomattox surrender.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Fort Pickens / Engagements of Co. A

Marker Location: East of Wildcat Road

County or Independent City: Ireland, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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