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Warrenton in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Singleton Mosby

 
 
John Singleton Mosby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
1. John Singleton Mosby Marker
Inscription.  (front face) Image of Col. Mosby.

(right side) This tribute is affectionately dedicated to Col. John S. Mosby, whose deeds of valor and heroic devotion to state and southern principles are the pride and admiration of his soldiers, comrades, and fellow countrymen.

(left side) He has left a name that will live till honor, virtue, courage all shall cease to claim the homage of the heart.

(back) John Singleton Mosby - Lawyer Soldier Patriot - Dec. 3. 1833 - May 30. 1916
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1866.
 
Location. 38° 42.826′ N, 77° 47.755′ W. Marker is in Warrenton, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is at the intersection of Waterloo Street (Business U.S. 211) and Ashby Street, on the left when traveling west on Waterloo Street. The marker is in a courtyard between the Fauquier County Courthouse and the Old Jail. 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 walking distance of this marker. Lafayette’s Stepping Stone (here, next to this marker); Concrete Bench (a few steps
The Mosby Monument in front of the Old Jail image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
2. The Mosby Monument in front of the Old Jail
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from this marker); "In Honor and Remembrance" (a few steps from this marker); Old Fauquier County Jail (a few steps from this marker); Warrenton (a few steps from this marker); Executions in the Yard (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Warrenton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
 
Front Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
3. Front Side
Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
4. Right Side
Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
5. Left Side
Back Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 15, 2007
6. Back Side
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,736 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 24, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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