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

Colonel John Singleton Mosby

 
 
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By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
1. Colonel John Singleton Mosby Marker
Inscription.  This road, along which many of his skirmishes took place, is named for Colonel John Singleton Mosby, commander of the 43rd Battalion of the Confederate Partisan Rangers. Their activities in this area helped keep the Confederate cause alive in Northern Virginia toward the end of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number B-16.)
 
Location. 39° 8.155′ N, 78° 7.313′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Millwood Pike (U.S. 17/50) and Carpers Valley Road (County Route 723), on the right when traveling east on Millwood Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Daniel Morgan / Winchester (approx. 2˝ miles away); Clark County / Frederick County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Defenses of Winchester (approx. 2.9 miles away); Abram’s Delight (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Hollingsworth Family Settlement
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By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
2. Colonel John Singleton Mosby Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Abram’s Delight (approx. 3.1 miles away); Spottswood Poles (approx. 3.2 miles away); Shawnee Springs Hospital (approx. 3.2 miles away); Captain Robert Young Conrad (approx. 3˝ miles away); Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Regarding Colonel John Singleton Mosby. This marker is a “bookend” of sorts to a similar one standing in Chantilly, Fairfax County to the east on US. Highway 50, numbered B 12 (see related markers). Between the two, Col. Mosby’s forces operated extensively.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Mosby Heritage Area Association. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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3. Colonel John Singleton Mosby
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,506 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 30, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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