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

Stuart's Ride

June 13-14, 1862

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2004
1. Stuart's Ride Marker
Inscription.  Brig. General J.E.B. Stuart, riding with 1800 cavalry from Richmond to Ashland, Old Church, Tunstall, Providence Forge, and Charles City, thereby encircling McClellan's Army, at this point encountered the first Federal resistance.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 54.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 37° 39.772′ N, 77° 15.473′ W. Marker is near Studley, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Studley Road 0.3 miles south of Locust Green Lane, on the right when traveling east. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavalry Action At Linney's (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Stuart’s Ride (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edmund Ruffin's Grave (approx. 1.8 miles away); Studley (approx. 1.9 miles away); Salem Church/Haw’s Shop
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By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2004
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); Patrick Henry's Birthplace (approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Studley (approx. 2.1 miles away); Early Airmail Service (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Studley.
 
Also see . . .  Stuart's Ride Around McClellan. An account taken from D. S. Freeman's "Lee's Lieutenants." (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
 
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 1,121 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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