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Atoka in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rector House

 
 
Rector House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
1. Rector House Marker
Inscription. Here at Rector's Crossroads on June 10, 1863 Major John S. Mosby officially established Company A, 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, known as Mosby's Rangers.

It was here on June 23, 1863 that General J.E.B. Stuart set up headquarters and received orders from General Lee concerning the cavalry's route in what would become the Gettysburg Campaign.
 
Erected by Mosby Heritage Area.
 
Location. 38° 58.536′ N, 77° 48.532′ W. Marker is in Atoka, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Atoka Road and John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north on Atoka Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marshall VA 20115, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rector’s Crossroads (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mosby’s Rangers (about 700 feet away); Welbourne (about 700 feet away); Attack at Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Middleburg (approx. 2.3 miles away); History of St. Louis (approx. 2.8 miles away); Battle of Unison (approx. 3.6 miles away); Upperville (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atoka.
 
Also see . . .
Rector House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
2. Rector House

1. Mosby Heritage Area Association. The association currently owns the Caleb Rector House, which serves as it's headquarters. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Mosby's Rangers. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Rector's Crossroads Today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
3. Rector's Crossroads Today
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,577 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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