Gen. Joseph Neville / McNeill's Raid

Gen. Joseph Neville / McNeill's Raid (HMFCV)

Location: Moorefield, WV 26836 Hardy County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 4.062', W 78° 58.145'

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Near here, grave of Gen. Joseph Neville; officer in Revolution; member of conventions of 1775 and 1776. With Alexander McLean of Pennsylvania, he completed survey of the Mason and Dixon line in 1782. His son, Joseph, was a general in War of 1812.

Here, 1865, McNeill's Rangers under Lieut. Jesse C. McNeill started raid on Cumberland where they captured Generals Kelley and Crook of the Union Army. The Rangers, organized by Capt. John Hanson McNeill performed many daring deeds.
Placed ByState of West Virginia
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 675700 N 4326252
Decimal Degrees39.06770000, -78.96908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.062', W 78° 58.145'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 3.72" N, 78° 58' 8.70" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 378-430 N Main St, Moorefield WV 26836, US
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