(1819 - 1907)On this site lived Mary Greenhow Lee, whose extensive diary survives as one of the most informative records of daily life in Civil War Virginia. Lee chronicled military engagements, home front hardships, and the erosion of slavery. An ardent supporter of the Confederacy, she stockpiled supplies for the army, ran an underground mail service, aided wounded soldiers. and hosted Confederate officers, including Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. In Feb. 1865, U.S. Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan expelled Lee from Winchester, citing her "constant annoyance." She settled in Baltimore. After her death. she was buried in Winchester's Mount Hebron Cemetery with her husband.
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|Marker Number||Q 4-m|
|Placed By||Department of Historic Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 9:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 745005 N 4341188|
|Decimal Degrees||39.18543333, -78.16338333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 11.126', W 78° 9.803'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 11' 7.56" N, 78° 9' 48.18" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 172-178 US-522, Winchester VA 22601, US|
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