Union Baptist Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 38° 25.368 W 082° 07.077
17S E 402411 N 4253318
A sign telling how the church building was used during the civil war.
Waymark Code: WMH522
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 05/24/2013
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
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Union Baptist Church

Church completed, 1840. Occupied during the War Between the States by a Federal garrison to protect the one~lane covered bridge, which was a vital link in the James River and Kanawha Turnpike. The soldiers left the Church in shambles. It has been restored but bayonet marks, bullet pock~marks, gallery for slaves can still be seen. Nearby the earthworks are visible.
Marker Number: none

Marker Title: Union Baptist Church

Marker Location: North of James River Turnpike

County or Independent City: Milton, WV

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1963

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