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Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jubal Early Memorial

 
 
Jubal Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Jubal Early Memorial
Inscription. Memorial to Jubal Anderson Early, Lieutenant General C.S.A., and to the brave Confederate soldiers under him who came to the rescue of Lynchburg when it was threatened by an invasion of Federal forces and erected these earthworks behind which they intrenched themselves in their defense of the city.
 
Location. 37° 23.399′ N, 79° 10.361′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Avenue (Business U.S. 460) and Memorial Avenue (Business U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north on Fort Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Early (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Early (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lynchburg College (approx. one mile away); Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Virginia University of Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War in Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Regarding Jubal Early Memorial. This is one
Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Early Memorial
in a series of Civil War Trails markers interpreting the Battle of Lynchburg (17-18 June 1864) and the city's role in the Civil War. Select the Civil War Virtual Tour by Marker link below to see other related markers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Lynchburg Virtual Tour by Markers. An eight stop Civil War Trails tour, with several Virginia state markers and other memorials added. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Jubal Early monument damaged in alcohol-related car crash. (Submitted on September 13, 2011.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,417 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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