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Harrisonburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Where Ashby Fell

 
 
Where Ashby Fell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, September 26, 2007
1. Where Ashby Fell Marker
Inscription.  A mile and a half east of this point, Turner Ashby, Stonewall Jackson’s cavalry commander, was killed, June 6, 1862, while opposing Fremont’s advance.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number A-30.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 26.111′ N, 78° 52.799′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Turner Ashby of Fauquier (within shouting distance of this marker); James Madison (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Madison University (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named James Madison University (approx. 0.4 miles away); End of the Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Rockingham County World War I Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate General Hospital
Where Ashby Fell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Where Ashby Fell Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Warren-Sipe House (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Brigadier-General Turner Ashby, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
3. Brigadier-General Turner Ashby, C.S.A.
From Battles and Leaders of the Civil War Vol. 2, Robert Underwood Johnson & Clarence Clough Buel, 1887.
Gen. Turner Ashby Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 12, 2012
4. Gen. Turner Ashby Grave
Located in the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery in Winchester, VA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,490 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on January 28, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on February 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 8, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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