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

Stuart’s Ride

Around McClellan’s Army

 
 
Stuart’s Ride Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
1. Stuart’s Ride Marker
Inscription.  One-quarter mile to the Northwest, at Linney’s, “Jeb” Stuart’s cavalry met and charged the Federals in the raid undertaken June 12-14, 1862, to discover the Federal line of communication. There fell Captain Wm. Latané.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 32.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia - D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 12, 1845.
 
Location. 37° 38.819′ N, 77° 14.752′ W. Marker is near Studley, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360) and Studley Road, on the left when traveling east on Mechanicsville Turnpike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Studley VA 23162, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavalry Action At Linney's (approx. 0.7 miles away); Edmund Ruffin's Grave (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart's Ride (approx. 1.3 miles away); “The Old Church”
Stuart’s Ride Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
2. Stuart’s Ride Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart's Ride (approx. 1.7 miles away); Studley (approx. 2.9 miles away); Battle Of Bethesda Church (approx. 3 miles away); Salem Church/Haw’s Shop (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Studley.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
William Latané's grave image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. William Latané's grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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