Upshur Militia

Upshur Militia (HM1JY3)

Location: Rock Cave, WV 26234 Upshur County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.43', W 80° 20.322'

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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.
HM NumberHM1JY3
Year Placed1979
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Wednesday, April 8th, 2015 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 557391 N 4299284
Decimal Degrees38.84050000, -80.33870000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.43', W 80° 20.322'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 25.8" N, 80° 20' 19.32" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Main St, Rock Cave WV 26234, US
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