Camp Piatt
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 15.061 W 081° 33.782
17S E 450735 N 4233816
Civil War camp named for Col. Abraham Piatt
Waymark Code: WMRBY
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 09/25/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 25

Civil War camp named for Col. Abraham Piatt, Ohio Zouaves. Its strategic location on the James River & Kanawha Turnpike and the Kanawha River aided Union troops guarding the Kanawha Valley and patrolling western Virginia. Future U.S. presidents, Rutherford Hayes and William McKinley of the 23rd Ohio,were stationed here in 1863
Marker Number: KA6

Marker Title: Camp Piatt

Marker Location: Old US 60 (Dupont Avenue), West Belle.

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History

Web Site: Not listed

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