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

Anne Eliza Johns

16 Jul. 1831 - 22 Oct. 1889

 
 
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April 23, 2021
1. Anne Eliza Johns Marker
Inscription.  Anne Eliza Johns, volunteer nurse, teacher, and author of Cooleemee: A Tale of Southern Life, was born in Pittsylvania, Co., VA. She ministered to Confederate soldiers and Union prisoners in the hospitals in Danville, VA during the War Between the States. She returned to Leaksville, NC after the war.
 
Erected 1927 by Descendants of the Women of the Southern Confederacy, 1861-1865.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 36° 34.883′ N, 79° 23.996′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (Virginia Route 293) and Sutherlin Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 975 Main St, Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pittsylvania County (a few steps from this marker); Danville Attractions (a few steps from this marker); Halifax County, VA (a few steps from this marker); Caswell County, NC
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April 23, 2021
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Last Capitol of the Confederacy (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sutherlin House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sutherlin Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Confederate Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021.

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