8th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment

8th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment (HM1LUH)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20176 Loudoun County
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N 39° 7.892', W 77° 31.801'

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This monument is dedicated to the brave men of the 8th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment
The 8th Virginia Volunteer Infantry Regiment was organized into State Service May 8th, 1861 in Leesburg under the command of Colonel Eppa Hunton. These companies, 1272 men, formed the 8th Virginia Infantry Regiment:Loudoun County - Company A · Hillborough Border Guards; Comapny D · Champe Rifles; Company E · Hampton's Company; Company F · Blue Mountain Boys; Company H · Potomac Grays; Company I · Simpson's CompanyFauquier County - Company B · Piedmont Rifles; Company K · Scott's Company Prince William County - Company C · Evergreen GuardsFairfax County - Company G · Thrift's CompanyEngagements Fought By The 8th Virginia Infantry Regiment 1861 · 1865First Manassas - July 21, 1861 - Cocke's BrigLeesburg - October 21, 1861 - Evans' BrigWilliamsburg - May 5, 1862 - Pickett's Brig - D.H. Hill's DivSeven Pines - May 31, 1862 - Pickett's Brig - D.H. Hill's DivGaines Mill - June 27, 1862 - Pickett's Brig - D.H. Hill's DivFrazer's Farm - June 30, 1862 - Pickett's (Hunton) Brig - D.H. Hill's DivSecond Manassas - August 30, 1862 - Pickett's (Hunton) Brig - Kemper's DivBoonsborough - September 14, 1862 - Pickett's (Garnett) Brig - D.R. Jones' DivSharpsburg - September 17, 1862 - Pickett's (Garnett) Brig - D.R. Jones' DivFredericksburg - December 13, 1862 - Garnett's Brig - Pickett's DivSiege of Suffolk - April 11 - May 3, 1863 - Garnett's Brig - Pickett's DivGettysburg - July 3, 1863 - Garnett's Brig - Pickett's DivChaffin's Farm - September 1863 - May 1864 - Hunton's Brig - Elzey's Dept. of RichmondCold Harbor - June 3, 1864 - Hunton's Brig - Pickett's DivDrewry's Bluff - June 14, 1864 - Hunton's Brig - Pickett's DivHowlett's Farm - August 24, 1864 - Hunton's Brig - Pickett's DivHatcher's Run - March 31 - April 1, 1865 - Hunton's Brig - B. Johnson's DivSaylor's Creek - April 6, 1865 - Hunton's Brig - Pickett's DivAppomattox - April 9-12, 1865 - 11 parolled, 3 had fought at 1st Manassas
Dedicated 2007by the 8th Virginia Infantry Living History Groupin association with the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority, erected by Cochran Stone Masonry
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HM NumberHM1LUH
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Year Placed2007
Placed By8th Virginia Infantry Living History Group
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Date Added Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 281313 N 4334421
Decimal Degrees39.13153333, -77.53001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 7.892', W 77° 31.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 7' 53.52" N, 77° 31' 48.06" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Unnamed Road, Leesburg VA 20176, US
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