Near Orange in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JJ-2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 38° 14.656′ N, 78° 4.545′ W. Marker is near Orange, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is on Constitution Highway (State Highway 20), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orange VA 22960, 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. Bloomsbury (approx. 1.4 miles away); Town of Orange Orange County Visitor Center (approx. 1.9 miles away); Welcome to… The Town of Orange (approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Downtown Orange (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Orange Railroad Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Orange Train Station (approx. 1.9 miles away); Crosthwaite Alley (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Orange.
Regarding Lee's Headquarters. A previous marker numbered JJ 2 named Lee's Headquarters read, "Half a mile west Robert E. Lee had his headquarters December, 1863, to May, 1864, while his army held the line of the Rapidan River. Lee left this place to begin the Wilderness Campaign early in May, 1864."
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,431 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 1, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.