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Ararat in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

"Fields Of Valor"

 
 
"Fields Of Valor" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
1. "Fields Of Valor" Marker
Inscription.  This pattern is taken from "The Big Book of Civil War Quilts". Bold interplay of darks and lights brings to mind images of Civil War battles fought in fields divided by rail fences. Carol Hopkins dedicated this quilt to all soldiers who take risks and make personal sacrifices to serve their country.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 33.7′ N, 80° 33.182′ W. Marker is in Ararat, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker is on Ararat Highway (Virginia Route 773), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ararat VA 24053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Laurel Hill (here, next to this marker); Stuart's Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Laurel Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Roadbed (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The "Lee" Tree (about 500 feet away); "Stuart the Raider" (about 500 feet away); "Stuart the Scout"
"Fields Of Valor" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
2. "Fields Of Valor" Marker
(about 500 feet away); "Stuart the Commander" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ararat.
 
Regarding "Fields Of Valor". On the grounds of Laurel Hill - Birthplace & Boyhood Home Of J.E.B. Stuart.
 
"Fields Of Valor" Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, July 26, 2020
3. "Fields Of Valor" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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