Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 32.033 W 081° 53.566
17S E 422188 N 4265430
Winfield, Putnam Co., WV
Waymark Code: WM182M
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/18/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 28

Named for General Winfield Scott, hero of the Mexican War. In attack upon Federal troops entrenched here in 1864, the Confederates were repulsed and Captain Philip Thurmond killed. The Union rifle pits may still be seen.
Marker Title: Winfield

Marker Location: Winfield, courthouse square on WV 35 just east of Winfield bridge, 1.1 mile east of WV 34.

County or Independent City: Putnam

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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