Near Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Berryville Wagon Train Raid
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number J 1.)
Location. 39° 10.304′ N, 77° 58.384′ W. Marker is near Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on Lord Fairfax Highway (U.S. 340), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee’s Bivouac (here, next to this marker); Buck Marsh Fight (approx. half a mile away); Buck Marsh Baptist Church Long Marsh Run Rural Historic District (approx. 1.3 miles away); Harry F. Byrd Sr. (approx. 1.3 miles away); Berryville (approx. 1.4 miles away); James Ireland (approx. 1.4 miles away); Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Berryville.
More about this marker. This marker replaced a previous J-1, titled “A Raid of Mosby’s.” with the caption, “Here Mosby attacked Sheridan’s supply train, August 13, 1864, capturing 600 horses and mules and 200 prisoners.”
Also see . . . A Federal Report on the Battle. Written by the commander of the 144th Ohio Volunteers. (Submitted on July 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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