Commemoration of Battle of Droop Mountain continues
The commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Droop Mountain is continuing in West Virginia.
The Division of Natural Resources says the last in a series of hikes at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park in Pocahontas County will take place on Tuesday, November 5.
The all-night, 30-mile hike that starts near Lewisburg and concludes at Droop Mountain will help mark the Civil War battle that occurred there November 6, 1863.
A ceremony also is scheduled for Wednesday, where a native stone marker will be placed at the site. A bronze placard will list known men who died or died as a result of wounds that occurred at the battle.
More information is available at http://www.droopmountainbattlefield.com