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Near Harrisonburg in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cavalry Engagement

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2006
1. Cavalry Engagement Marker
Inscription. Here, at Lacey’s Springs, Rosser’s Confederate cavalry attacked Custer's camp, December 20, 1864. Rosser and Custer (of Indian Fame) had been roommates at West Point.
 
Erected 1927 by the Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number A-29.)
 
Location. 38° 32.277′ N, 78° 46.252′ W. Marker is near Harrisonburg, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on North Valley Pike (U.S. 11) south of Martz Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lacey Spring (approx. ¼ mile away); Abraham Lincoln’s Father (approx. 0.4 miles away); Long's Chapel and Zenda (approx. 1.8 miles away); Baxter House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Riding With Rosser. Book by S. Roger Keller, on Amazon.com. (Submitted on October 26, 2006.) 

2. George Armstrong Custer - Civil War Years. (Submitted on October 26, 2006.)
 
Additional keywords. General Thomas L. Rosser, General George A. Custer
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cavalry Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 28, 2006
2. Cavalry Engagement Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,714 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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