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

William H. Harman Monument

 
 
William H. Harman Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 4, 2009
1. William H. Harman Monument Marker
Inscription.
William H. Harman
Colonel, C.S.A.
Born Feb. 17, 1828
Killed in action at
Waynesboro Mar 2, 1865.
He was a lieutenant of a com-
pany from Augusta County
in the Mexican War; after-
wards Brig. General in the
Virginia Militia; appointed
Lieut Col. 5th Virginia Inft.
C.S.A. May 7, 1861; Col. and
A.D.C. on staff of Maj. Gen-
eral Edward Johnson.
May 17, 1862.
A Gallant Soldier.

 
Erected 1926 by J.E.B. Stuart Chapter, U.D.C., Staunton, Virginia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 3.97′ N, 78° 53.083′ W. Marker is in Waynesboro, Virginia. Marker is on McElroy Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Located within Constitution Park near the South River. This monument has been previously moved twice in its history. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesboro VA 22980, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waynesboro (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Waynesboro (approx. ¼ mile away); Fishburne Military School
William H. Harman Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 4, 2009
2. William H. Harman Monument Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); W. J. Loth (approx. half a mile away); Virginia Metalcrafters (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Republic Road Historic District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Plumb House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early’s Last Battle (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waynesboro.
 
More about this marker. The actual death site of William Harman is located in the vicinity of the Waynesboro Heritage Museum at 420 West Main Street. His was the only confirmed Confederate casualty of the battle.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
William H. Harman Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pete Payette, August 10, 2017
3. William H. Harman Monument Marker
U.D.C. presentation plaque mounted on railing protecting the monument image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, March 4, 2009
4. U.D.C. presentation plaque mounted on railing protecting the monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,583 times since then and 157 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 11, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.   4. submitted on March 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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