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Jubal Early Memorial

 
 
Jubal Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 18, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 23.399′ N, 79° 10.361′ W. Marker is 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Early (here, next to this marker); This Reservation (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lynchburg Memorial Arch (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynchburg During The Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Early
Jubal Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2017
2. Jubal Early Memorial
Closeup of the text on the memorial.
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(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 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
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.)
 
Early Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
3. Early Memorial
Confederate General Jubal Early image. Click for full size.
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4. Confederate General Jubal Early
Brady-Handy photograph collection
Jubal Early Grave Closeup image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2017
5. Jubal Early Grave Closeup
Located at Spring Hill Cemetery within one mile of this memorial in Lynchburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2007. This page has been viewed 1,666 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on August 31, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on November 17, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on March 17, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   3. submitted on November 17, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on October 2, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on March 18, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022