Engagement at Johnson RunDuring the Civil War, loyal Unionist Home Guard companies patrolled Hardy County (now Grant County) to defend it against Confederate incursions. Near here on Johnson Run on June 19, 1864, a mixed command that included men from several companies clashed with a detachment of Confederate Capt. John H. McNeill's Rangers under Lt. Bernard J. Dolan.
|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||Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:19pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 662399 N 4316817|
|Decimal Degrees||38.98530000, -79.12500000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 59.118', W 79° 7.5'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 59' 7.08" N, 79° 7' 30.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 129 S Main St, Petersburg WV 26847, US|
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