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Near Churchville in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel George Moffett

 
 
Colonel George Moffett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
1. Colonel George Moffett Marker
Inscription. George Moffett (1735–1811), a prominent regional military and civic leader, had joined the Augusta County militia by 1758. He participated in the French and Indian War (1756–1763), led a militia company at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774, and rose to the rank of colonel by 1778. The Augusta County militia unit he commanded participated in several Revolutionary War battles including Guilford Courthouse in 1781. Moffett served as a justice of the peace, sheriff, and County Lieutenant (the county's highest military officer) for Augusta County (1783–1785). He was also a trustee of Liberty Academy (present-day Washington & Lee University). Moffett lived at Mount Pleasant.
 
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number W-227.)
 
Location. 38° 14.607′ N, 79° 5.118′ W. Marker is near Churchville, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is on MIddle River Road (County Route 736) north of Union Church Road (County Route 732), on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
Colonel George Moffett and Mount Pleasant Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
2. Colonel George Moffett and Mount Pleasant Markers
It is at Mount Pleasant. Marker is in this post office area: Churchville VA 24421, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Pleasant (here, next to this marker); Last Indian Clash (approx. 3.3 miles away); James Edward Hanger (approx. 4.4 miles away); Birthplace of Woodrow Wilson (approx. 5.4 miles away); Grandma Moses in Augusta County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Willow Spout (approx. 5.8 miles away); Augusta Military Academy (approx. 6 miles away); Augusta Stone Church (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Churchville.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
View of Mount Pleasant from the Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 2, 2010
3. View of Mount Pleasant from the Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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