Warrenton in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number C-9.)
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 October 7, 1862.
Location. 38° 44.302′ N, 77° 45.963′ W. Marker is in Warrenton, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 29) and Colonial Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Warrenton VA 20188, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fredericksburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); Colonial Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rosenwald Schools in Fauquier (approx. 2.1 miles away); Brentmoor (approx. 2.2 miles away); Brentmoor: The Spilman-Mosby House (approx. 2.3 miles away); John Marshall (approx. 2.3 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Warrenton (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. McClellan's Farewell traced by markers.
Also see . . .
1. “McClellan Relived From Command ” Marker. (Submitted on June 17, 2007.)
2. “Rectortown - McClellan’s Demise” Marker. (Submitted on June 17, 2007.)
3. “The Warren Green” Marker. (Submitted on June 17, 2007.)
1. Tracing McClellan’s Exit
Because Gen. McClellan was essentially the “father” of the Army of the Potomac, reliving him of duty was not a simple affair. He stayed on several days with the Army before finally heading home. One can trace
— Submitted June 17, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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