Rev. War Soldier's Grave
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 53.868 W 082° 24.936
17S E 375538 N 4195420
A short history of Josiah Marcum
Waymark Code: WM13YXE
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 03/16/2021
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 2

Rev. War Soldier's Grave

Nearby is the grave of Josiah Marcum (1759-1846?). Enlisting from Bedford County, he served: in Col. Campbell's Vir. Militia Reg.. 1780~81, as a wagon guard at Gen. Gates's retreat, and as a drummer at the Battle of Guilford Crt. House, NC. Early settler in Tug River Valley, a gunsmith and blacksmith, he later lived in KY and OH and was the progenitor of the area Marcum family.
Marker Number: None seen on sign

Marker Title: Rev. War Soldier's Grave

Marker Location: Jennies Creek Road

County or Independent City: Crum, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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