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Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Colonel Charles Russell Lowell
 
Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
1. Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker
 
Inscription.
Commanding Reserve Brigade
Cavalry Corps
Army of the Shenandoah

Fell in action near this place
October 19, 1864

Useful Citizen * Gallant Soldier
He died too early for his country

(reverse side)
Cedar Creek
October 19, 1864

 
Location. 39° 1.809′ N, 78° 16.626′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 11) mile south of Reliance Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located next to the Wayside Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engagement Of Middletown (a few steps from this marker); Old Stone Fort (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middletown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cauldron (approx. 0.8 miles away); Heater Fields (approx. 0.9 miles away); Heater House (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
 
Regarding Colonel Charles Russell Lowell. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
 
Rear of the Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
2. Rear of the Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker
 

 
Also see . . .
1. Together We Learn, Hero Tales from American History, Charles Russell Lowell. (Submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Pictures of Charles Russell Lowell. (Submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
3. Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers. The related markers here follow a tour of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, October 19, 1864. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

4. Battle of Cedar Creek Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust site detailing preservation efforts at the battlefield. The site includes a wealth of background information on the battle and an animated map. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
The Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker next to the Wayside Inn Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
3. The Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker next to the Wayside Inn
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,259 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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