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Napoleon Bonaparte French
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 22.051 W 081° 06.598
17S E 490262 N 4135649
Quick Description: A quick history of Napoleon French.
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 8/14/2017 9:31:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMWCMR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
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Napoleon Bonaparte French

Born in 1811, French represented Mercer County as delegate and later senator in the Virginia General Assembly. Although he voted against secession as a delegate to the 1861 Richmond Convention, he served in the Confederate Army. He led the 30th Virginia Sharpshooters, a unit of men mainly from counties that later became West Virginia. French died in Mercer County in 1899.
Marker Number: none on marker

Marker Title: Napoleon Bonaparte French

Marker Location: south / esat of Rt 20

County or Independent City: Princeton, WV

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Archives & History, 2016

Web Site: Not listed

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