McClellan Occupies ParkersburgAt the beginning of the Civil War, both sides recognized the strategic importance of Parkersburg. Besides its location on the Ohio River, the Northwestern Virginia Railroad branch of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, the Staunton and Parkersburg Turnpike, and the Northwestern Turnpike all served the city and county.
|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||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 4:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 451187 N 4346472|
|Decimal Degrees||39.26621667, -81.56583333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 15.973', W 81° 33.95'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 15' 58.38" N, 81° 33' 57.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6454 Little Kanawha Connector, Parkersburg WV 26101, US|
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