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

Edward D. Baker

 
 
Edward D. Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 19, 2020
1. Edward D. Baker Marker
Inscription.  

Col. 71 Pa. Inf.
Killed here in the Battle of Balls Bluff, VA
Oct. 21, 1861.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 7.904′ N, 77° 31.656′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Memorial can be reached from Ball's Bluff Road, on the right when traveling east. The marker is across the trail from the National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Ball's Bluff - October 21, 1861: The Union Collapse (here, next to this marker); Ball's Bluff National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ball's Bluff National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); United States National Military Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Edward D. Baker (a few steps from this marker); A National Cemetery System (a few steps from this marker); 13 Pounder "James Rifle"
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 1st California Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Edward D. Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 19, 2020
2. Edward D. Baker Marker
Col. Edward D. Baker image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
3. Col. Edward D. Baker
Carte de Visite by E. & H.T. Anthony, ca. 1861.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   3. submitted on August 16, 2023, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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