Wednesday, May 14, 2008
For 100 years, the memorial honoring the dead of the Civil War has graced the grounds of the Botetourt County Courthouse. This monument to the county’s war effort does not single out any one person, and lauds the efforts of all men and women who survived that harrowing time in our nation’s history. ...
The twelve volunteer companies from Botetourt County participating in the Civil War and listed on the monument are:
The Fincastle Rifles, Co. D. 11 Rec't. VA. Infantry.
The Botetourt Dracoons, Co. C. 2 Rec't. VA Cavalry.
The Mountain Rifles, Co. H. 28 Rec't. VA Infantry.
Anderson's Battery - The Botetourt Artillery.
The Roaring-Run Company, Co. K. II, Rec't. VA. Infantry.
The Botetourt Guards, Co. I. 57 Rec't. VA Infantry.
The Osceola Guards, Co. K 60 Rec't. VA. Infantry.
The Blue Ridge Rifles, Co. A. 28 Rec't. VA Infantry.
The Botetourt Springs Company, Co. E 28 Rec't. VA Infantry.
The Breckenridge Infantry, Co. K. 28 Rec't. VA. Infantry.
The Botetourt Heavy Artillery, Co. C. 20, Bat'N. VA. H'vy. Art'y.
The Botetourt Senior Reserves, Co. -- 4, Rec't. VA. Reserves.
The Botetourt Junior Reserves, Co. E.2, Bat'N. VA Reserves.