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Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel Charles Russell Lowell

 
 
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By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
1. Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker
Inscription.  
Commanding Reserve Brigade
Cavalry Corps
Army of the Shenandoah

Fell in action near this place
October 19, 1864

Useful Citizen * Gallant Soldier
He died too early for his country

(reverse side)
Cedar Creek
October 19, 1864

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1862.
 
Location. 39° 1.809′ N, 78° 16.626′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 11) ¼ mile south of Reliance Road, on the right when traveling south. Located next to the Wayside Inn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Engagement Of Middletown (a few steps from this marker); Old Stone Fort (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Middletown Virginia (about 700 feet away); Middletown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Cauldron (approx. 0.8
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By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
2. Rear of the Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker
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miles away); Heater Fields (approx. 0.9 miles away); Monte Vista (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Regarding Colonel Charles Russell Lowell. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
 
Also see . . .
1. Together We Learn, Hero Tales from American History, Charles Russell Lowell. (Submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Pictures of Charles Russell Lowell. (Submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
3. Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers. The related markers here follow a tour of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, October 19, 1864. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

4. Battle of Cedar Creek Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust site detailing preservation efforts at the battlefield. The site includes a wealth of background information on the battle and an animated map. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
The Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker next to the Wayside Inn image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, July 15, 2007
3. The Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker next to the Wayside Inn
Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, November 14, 2015
4. Colonel Charles Russell Lowell Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,728 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   4. submitted on November 28, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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