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Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans

 
 
Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 7, 2021
1. Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker
Inscription.  
This marker honors the service of the Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans buried or memorialized on the grounds of historic Pohick Church

Revolutionary War Patriots
Patriot Charles Alexander, Sr • Patriot Susanna Pearson Alexander • Surgeon William Brown • Patriot George Chapman • Patriot William Fitzhugh • Patriot Elizabeth Hunter • Private Nathaniel C Hunter • Patriot Lee Massey • Lieutenant Daniel McCarty • Colonel Peter Wagener (Wegener) • Colonel John A Washington • Colonel George West • Patriot Colonel John West IV • Patriot Sybil Harrison West

War of 1812 Veterans
Private Richard B. Alexander • Private George Chapman, Jr • Private William H Fitzhugh • Adjutant Alexander Hunter • Major George W Hunter • Major John C Hunter • Private William Nevitt • Private John E Robertson • Private William T Swann
 
Erected 2017 by the Virginia Sons of the American Revolution and the Society of the War of 1812 in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
 
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in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 38° 42.538′ N, 77° 11.611′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Richmond Highway (U.S. 1) and Old Colchester Road (Virginia Route 611), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9301 Richmond Hwy, Lorton VA 22079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. John Augustine Washington (here, next to this marker); Peter Wagener, III (here, next to this marker); The West Family of Alexandria (here, next to this marker); Wagener (a few steps from this marker); The Herris Stone (a few steps from this marker); Pohick Church (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Pohick Church
Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), March 7, 2021
2. Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Telegraph Line (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 7, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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