"Massacre of the 9th Infantry"When the Civil War began, few of Guyandotte's residents were slaveholders, buy many townspeople resented any infringement on their right as Virginians to own slaves. Guyandotte was reportedly the only town on the Ohio River that voted in favor of secession. Union sympathizers were ill treated, and some fled to Ohio. A local resident, Albert G. Jenkins, recruited a Confederate force and took it to Camp Tompkins in the Kanawha Valley.
|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||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 8:34pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 378672 N 4254291|
|Decimal Degrees||38.42865000, -82.39000000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 25.719', W 82° 23.4'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 25' 43.14" N, 82° 23' 24.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 234 Guyan St, Huntington WV 25702, US|
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