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Miller Park in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jubal Early Memorial

 
 
Jubal Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Jubal Early Memorial
Inscription.  Memorial to Jubal Anderson Early, Lieutenant General C.S.A., and to the brave Confederate soldiers under him who came to the rescue of Lynchburg when it was threatened by an invasion of Federal forces and erected these earthworks behind which they intrenched themselves in their defense of the city on June 18, 1864.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 23.399′ N, 79° 10.361′ W. Marker is in Miller Park in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Avenue (Business U.S. 460) and Memorial Avenue (Business U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north on Fort Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24501, 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. Fort Early (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Early (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lynchburg College (approx. one mile away); Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. (approx. 1.1
Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
2. Early Memorial
miles away); Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Virginia University of Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War in Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Miller Park.
 
Regarding Jubal Early Memorial. This is one in a series of Civil War Trails markers interpreting the Battle of Lynchburg (17-18 June 1864) and the city's role in the Civil War. Select the Civil War Virtual Tour by Marker link below to see other related markers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Lynchburg Virtual Tour by Markers. An eight stop Civil War Trails tour, with several Virginia state markers and other memorials added. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Jubal Early monument damaged in alcohol-related car crash. (Submitted on September 13, 2011.)
 
Confederate General Jubal Early image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
3. Confederate General Jubal Early
Brady-Handy photograph collection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2007. This page has been viewed 1,605 times since then. Last updated on August 31, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 2, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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