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Near Gordonsville in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Campaign of 1781

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, March 8, 2009
1. Campaign of 1781 Marker
Inscription.  Lafayette, moving west to protect stores in Albemarle from Tarleton, passed near here, June, 1871.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F-40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1871.
 
Location. 38° 0.717′ N, 78° 11.483′ W. Marker is near Gordonsville, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) south of Hawkwood Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gordonsville VA 22942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flora Molton (approx. 3.2 miles away); Louisa County / Fluvanna County (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Louisa County / Fluvanna County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Boswell’s Tavern (approx. 4 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 2347
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By J. J. Prats, March 8, 2009
2. Campaign of 1781 Marker
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(approx. 4.1 miles away); The Marquis Road (approx. 4.1 miles away); Albemarle County / Louisa County (approx. 5 miles away); Revolutionary War Campaign of 1781 (approx. 5.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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