"We intend? to? remain in the Union"Harrison County was among the first jurisdictions in western Virginia to support the Union. A pro-Union meeting was called for November 24, 1860, at the Clarksburg Courthouse, just after Abraham Lincoln had been elected president and many Southern states were talking of secession. An anonymous Clarksburg resident wrote prophetically on January 12, 1861, "We intend if eastern Virginia secedes to raise the banner of separate State sovereignty in Western Virginia and remain in the Union."
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 8:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 556996 N 4347950|
|Decimal Degrees||39.27903333, -80.33918333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 16.742', W 80° 20.351'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 16' 44.52" N, 80° 20' 21.06" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 162-192 S 3rd St, Clarksburg WV 26301, US|
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