Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Ballís Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected by United States Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists.
Location. 39° 7.908′ N, 77° 31.65′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker can be reached from Ballís Bluff Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballís Bluff National Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Edward D. Baker (here, next to this marker); 1st California Regiment (a few steps from this marker); The North: Union Leaders at Ball's BluffBattle of Ballís Bluff, October 21, 1861 (within shouting distance of this marker); The South: Confederate Leaders at Ballís Bluff (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Clinton Lovett Hatcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Clinton Hatcher (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
Regarding Ballís Bluff Battlefield and National Cemetery. This marker is one of a set along the Balls Bluff Battlefield walking trail. See the Balls Bluff Virtual Tour by Markers link below for details on each stop.
Also see . . . Balls Bluff Battlefield Virtual Tour by Marker. Over twenty markers detail the action at Balls Bluff and related sites. Please use the Click to map all markers shown on this page option at the bottom of the page to view a map of the marker locations. The hybrid view offers an excellent overlook of the park. (Submitted on November 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,733 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 31, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 31, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on November 22, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.