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Near Taylorsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee’s Movements

 
 
Lee’s Movements Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, July 11, 2009
1. Lee’s Movements Marker
Inscription.  A short distance east, at Taylorsville, Lee had his headquarters, May 24–26, 1864, as his army moved southeastward to intervene between Grant and Richmond. There Ewell’s Corps turned to Cold Harbor, May 27, 1864.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number E-20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 24, 2006.
 
Location. 37° 50.567′ N, 77° 27.942′ W. Marker is near Taylorsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Washington Highway (U.S. 1) 0.2 miles south of Kings Dominion Boulevard (Virginia Route 30), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Doswell VA 23047, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Shenandoah Lumber Company (approx. one mile away); The Blue Ridge Tollway (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Eiffel Tower (approx.
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1.1 miles away); The Carrousel (approx. 1.2 miles away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Shockwave (approx. 1.2 miles away); Boo Boo's Tree Swings (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ranger Smith's Jeep Tour (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Lee's Movements Marker on US Route 1 north image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
2. Lee's Movements Marker on US Route 1 north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,558 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 11, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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