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

In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union

 
 
In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union Marker image. Click for full size.
April 9, 2021
1. In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union Marker
Inscription.  In memory of the soldiers, both Confederate and Union, who died here at the Exchange Hotel used during the Civil War as the General Receiving Hospital, Gordonsville, VA, 1861 - 1865
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Science & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 38° 7.942′ N, 78° 11.129′ W. Marker is in Gordonsville, Virginia, in Orange County. Memorial can be reached from Cobb Street just east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the grounds of the Civil War Museum at the Exchange Hotel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 South Main Street, Gordonsville VA 22942, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to The Exchange Hotel and Civil War Medical Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordonsville's Legendary Chicken Vendors (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gordon Inn (approx. ¾ mile away); Church of the Blind Preacher (approx. 1.1 miles
Memorial Marker with Exchange Hotel in background image. Click for full size.
December 11, 2009
2. Memorial Marker with Exchange Hotel in background
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away); a different marker also named Orange County / Louisa County (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Maplewood Memorial Association (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Thomas Sumter (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gordonsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Museum at the Exchange Hotel. (Submitted on December 14, 2009.)
2. Exchange Hotel. National Park Service, Journey Through Hallowed Ground (Submitted on December 14, 2009.) 

3. Exchange Hotel National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on December 14, 2009.)
 
In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Pete Payette, March 26, 2012
3. In Memory of the Soldiers, Both Confederate and Union Marker
Exchange Hotel image. Click for full size.
December 11, 2009
4. Exchange Hotel
At Christmastime.
Plaque at Museum Entrance image. Click for full size.
December 11, 2009
5. Plaque at Museum Entrance

Exchange Hotel

has been registered as a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark
pursuant to the authority vested in the
Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Act of 1966
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,112 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 11, 2021.   2. submitted on December 14, 2009.   3. submitted on May 10, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on December 14, 2009. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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