Near Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Buck Marsh Fight
Sept. 13, 1864
Mosby's Attack on
Erected by J.E.B. Stuart Camp of the Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 39° 9.852′ N, 77° 58.536′ W. Marker is near Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is at the intersection of Lord Fairfax Highway (U.S. 340) and Trapp Hill Road (Virginia Route 729) on Lord Fairfax Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buck Marsh Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Berryville Wagon Train Raid (approx. half a mile away); Lee’s Bivouac (approx. half a mile away); James Ireland (approx. 0.8 miles away); Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Berryville Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away); Bank of Clarke County (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
More about this marker. This is one in a series of granite markers placed by the J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the Confederate Veterans sometime in the 1890s to commemorate significant Civil War actions around Clarke County.
The Virginia State Marker for the same skirmish is number J-1 (see link).
Also see . . .
1. Clarke County Historical Association Proceedings, Vol. XV. (PDF) The introduction provides details about the placement of the marker and others in the series. The fight is detailed in pages 22-45. (Submitted on July 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. State Marker for Buck Marsh Wagon Train Raid. (Submitted on July 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,394 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.