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Combat Wounded Dear friend, beware as you stand by As you are now, so once was I As I am now, so you will be, So get prepared to follow me. "To follow you I am not content Until I know which way you went." We are such things As drea…
Dear friend, beware as you stand by. As you are now, so once was I. As I am now, so you will be. So get prepared to follow me. "To follow you I am not content. Until I know which way you went." We are such things as dreams are made of…
Harrison County was among the first jurisdictions in western Virginia to support the Union. A pro-Union meeting was called for November 24, 1860, at the Clarksburg Courthouse, just after Abraham Lincoln had been elected president and many Southern…
"...So build your community that quickened conscience, larger vision, deeper devotion and equality of rights for all will resolve itself into an enthusiastic zeal for personal service in the community. All who give service are torch bearers." Theo…
(side 1)Established 1785. Named for Gen. George Rogers Clark. John Simpson camped here in 1764. Early permanent settlements were made by the Davissons, Cottrills, Sotha Hickman, Nicholas Carpenter, and others. (side 2)Site of Randolph Academy, …
Placed in memory of those who gave their lives and in honor of all who served on this great battleship, sunk Dec. 7, 1941.
"Look at Jackson there — Standing like a stone wall"Brig. Gen. Bee, at the First Battle of Manassas Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, Lt. General, C.S.A. Born in Clarksburg, January 21, 1824. Died May 10, 1863, from wounds received near Chan…
Birthplace of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. After a brilliant Mexican War record, he joined the Confederacy in 1861, earned his nickname and advancement in rank in first Battle of Bull Run, and was killed at Chancellorsville.
Built in 1894 and named in honor of Reverend George Towers, graduate of Oxford, England who was a teacher at Randolph Academy. The Academy, authorized by the Virginia Assembly in 1787, stood just to the east and was the principal regional school f…
On this site stood the birthplace ofThomas J. (Stonewall) JacksonLieutenant General C.S.A.Born January 21, 1824-Died May 10, 1863