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Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A.

 
 
Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
1. Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A.
of this village
who was shot and instantly killed
by a party of Federal raiders at a
point one hundred and fifty yards
S.E. of this building
Nov. 11, 1864

 
Location. 37° 8.264′ N, 76° 50.062′ W. Marker is in Surry, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Church Street (County Route T-1003) and Colonial Trail East (Virginia Route 10). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Surry VA 23883, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surry County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Surry County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Chanco (within shouting distance of this marker); Smith’s Fort Plantation (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Organization of the Christian Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pleasant Point (approx. 1.6 miles away); Chippokes Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); History on Crouch’s Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Surry.
 
Additional comments.
1. Faulcon Marker
Surry County Clerks Office image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 18, 2010
2. Surry County Clerks Office
Where is this marker located? I have walked the courthouse grounds three times and cannot find it.
    — Submitted June 27, 2015, by Ward Fielding of Surry, Virginia.

2. Capt. Jacob Faulcon, C.S.A. marker
The marker has been cleaned up and is on the wall of the new Surry Visitors Center, on the courthouse grounds. It looks really good.
    — Submitted September 16, 2016, by Ward Fielding of Surry, Virginia.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on September 19, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of plaque at new location at Surry Visitors Center. • Can you help?
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