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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1CI3_black-horse-cavalry_Warrenton-VA.html
The Black Horse Cavalry was conceived at a gathering of Warrenton lawyers in 1858 and was among the local militia companies called to active duty by Governor Henry Wise in 1859. The Black Horse led a successful charge against Union forces at the F…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15Q0_executions-in-the-yard_Warrenton-VA.html
It is possible that early executions were carried out here in the exercise yard, however it is equally probably that they occurred in front of the jail, close to the courthouse or at another public location. Hangings were public in Virginia before…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM142D_warrenton_Warrenton-VA.html
Chosen as county seat in 1759, and first called Fauquier Court House, Warrenton was laid out as a town in 1790. John Marshall began law practice here. In the War Between the States it was the center of operations north of the Rappahannock and many…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMSI6_battle-of-unison_Upperville-VA.html
(Preface):After the Battle of Antietam in September 1862, Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia escaped to Virginia. President Abraham Lincoln repeatedly urged Union Gen. George B. McClellan to pursue and attack. Following a plan that Lin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRX5_warrenton_Warrenton-VA.html
Although Warrenton was spared the ravages of major battles during the war, control of the town changed hands 67 times and many homes and churches housed soldiers or were used as hospitals. Warrenton was the home of several notable Confederates inc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRWW_piedmont-station_Delaplane-VA.html
Here at Piedmont Station (now Delaplane) trains were used forthe first time in history to move troops to impending battle.On July 19, 1861 the fields surrounding this stop on theManassas Gap Railroad—which appeared then almost exactly asthey…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMOL6_second-manassas-campaign_Warrenton-VA.html
A mile northwest stood Waterloo Bridge, where on 22 Aug. 1862 Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart crossed the Rappahannock River to threaten the rear of Union Maj. Gen. John Pope's army 14 miles southeast at Catlett Station on the Orange & Alexandria Railro…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMH2P_in-memory-of-officers-of-the-c-s-a_Markham-VA.html
In Memory ofOfficers of theC.S.A.who were associatedwith this parish Gen. Turner AshbyCol. Robt. M. StriblingCol. Jas. Keith MarshallMaj. John AmblerCapt. Richard AshbyCapt. Wm. C. MarshallCapt. J.C. LittleLt. Jas. M. MarshallLt. Gray CarrollLt…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFVE_campaign-of-second-manassas_Marshall-VA.html
Here Lee and Longstreet, on their way to join Jackson, then at Bristoe Station, camped on August 26, 1862.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMFV9_the-hollow_Markham-VA.html
In 1765, John Marshall, then nine, moved with his family from his birthplace 30 miles southeast to a small, newly constructed frame house one-quarter mile east known as The Hollow. The house built by his father, Thomas Marshall, was his home until…
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