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Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

United States National Military Cemetery

Ball's Bluff

 
 
United States National Military Cemetery Marker [Front] image. Click for full size.
March 6, 2021
1. United States National Military Cemetery Marker [Front]
Inscription.  
Established 1865
Internments 54 Known 1
Unknown 53

This Ball's Bluff National Military Cemetery Plaque was replaced and the gate restored in 1996 by the

Clinton Hatcher Camp No. 21
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia

to commemorate the battle fought here October 21, 1861

with cooperation of the

Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority
and the
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs


 
Erected 1996 by Clinton Hatcher Camp No. 21, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 21, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 7.911′ N, 77° 31.653′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Memorial can be reached from Balls Bluff
United States National Military Cemetery Marker [Back] image. Click for full size.
March 6, 2021
2. United States National Military Cemetery Marker [Back]
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Park east of Balls Bluff Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A National Cemetery System (here, next to this marker); Ball's Bluff National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Ball's Bluff - October 21, 1861: The Union Collapse (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ball's Bluff National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Edward D. Baker (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Edward D. Baker (a few steps from this marker); 13 Pounder "James Rifle" (a few steps from this marker); 1st California Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2021. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2021.
 
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Aug. 12, 2022