Upshur Militia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 50.414 W 080° 20.353
17S E 557347 N 4299254
Quick Description: Upshur County militia
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/9/2011 11:19:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMAXWT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 11

Long Description:
While at drill here on Sept. 12, 1863, a company of 70 Upshur County militia under Daniel Gould was captured by a force of Confederates under Major J. K. Kesler. Seven escaped, 25 paroled, and 38 died in captivity.
Marker Title: Upshur Militia

Marker Location: WV 4 at junction with WV 20 South in Rock Cave

County or Independent City: Upshur

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History 1979

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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