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Atoka in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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Rector House

Mosby Heritage Area

 
 
Rector House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
1. Rector House Marker
Inscription.  Here at Rector's Crossroads on June 10, 1863 Major John S. Mosby officially established Company A, 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, known as Mosby's Rangers. It was here on June 23, 1863 that General J.E.B. Stuart set up headquarters and received orders from General Lee concerning the cavalry's route in what would become the Gettysburg Campaign.
 
Erected by Mosby Heritage Area.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1863.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 38° 58.536′ N, 77° 48.532′ W. Marker was in Atoka, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker was at the intersection of Atoka Road and John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling north on Atoka Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Marshall VA 20115, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Rector House (within shouting distance of this marker); Rector’s Crossroads (about 300 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Mosby’s Rangers (about 700 feet away); Welbourne (about 700 feet away); Civil War Cavalry Equipment (approx. ¾ mile away); In Appreciation of the Fauquier and Loudoun Garden Club (approx. 0.8 miles away); Preserving The Battlefield (approx. 0.8 miles away); Attack At Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atoka.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced by the linked marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mosby Heritage Area Association. The association currently owns the Caleb Rector House, which serves as it's headquarters. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Mosby's Rangers. (Submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Rector House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
2. Rector House
Rector's Crossroads Today image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
3. Rector's Crossroads Today
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,320 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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