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Near Moss Neck in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Skinkerís Neck

 
 
Skinnerís Neck Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
1. Skinnerís Neck Marker
Inscription.  Two miles north on the Rappahannock River. There Jubal A. Early, in December, 1862, confronted Burnsideís army on the other side of the river. His alertness prevented a crossing and battle at this point.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number N-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1862.
 
Location. 38° 12.864′ N, 77° 17.742′ W. Marker is near Moss Neck, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on U.S. 17, half a mile south of Ware Creek Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rappahannock Academy VA 22538, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Windsor (a few steps from this marker); The Third Lederer Expedition (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rappahannock Academy (approx. 2.9 miles
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away); Lambís Creek Church (approx. 3Ĺ miles away); Stafford County / King George County (approx. 4 miles away); Caroline County / Spotsylvania County (approx. 4.3 miles away); Hazelwood (approx. 4Ĺ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moss Neck.
 
Skinnerís Neck and Windsor Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2009
2. Skinnerís Neck and Windsor Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,946 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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