Captain James Moore Monument

Captain James Moore Monument (HM1ZCS)

Location: Bluefield, VA 24605 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.108', W 81° 23.648'

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Erected to the memory of Captain James Moore, a soldier of the Revolution, having commanded a company at Cowpens, Guilford Court House, and Kings Mountain; killed by Indians July 14th, 1786.

To Martha Poague Moore and Jane Moore, wife and daughter who where captured and taken to Chillicothe Ohio and burned at the stake.

To William, Alexander, Margaret, John, and Infant, children of Captain Moore, who were massacred.

To James and Mary Moore, son and daughter to Martha Evans who were captured and carried to Canada, held captive for five years, were rescued by Thomas Evans brother of Martha Evans.

"Though he slay me yet will I trust him."
Year Placed1928
Placed ByTheir descendants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 3rd, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 465055 N 4124727
Decimal Degrees37.26846667, -81.39413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.108', W 81° 23.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 6.48" N, 81° 23' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6980 Abbs Valley Rd, Bluefield VA 24605, US
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