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Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A.

 
 
Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Tablet
Inscription.  
Here, on the 10th of May, 1861, the Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was organized.

Here, on the 10th of April, 1865, the same command, after years of valiant service with the Army of Northern Virginia, and after cutting its way through the enemy's lines at Appomattox; was regularly disbanded.

Desirous of commemorating these memorable events, I have directed this tablet to be placed here.

Claude A. Swanson
Governor of Virgina
 
Erected 1913 by City of Lynchburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1865.
 
Location. 37° 24.223′ N, 79° 9.862′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Park Avenue and Euclid Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Park Avenue, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Avenue (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Christian Glass (1852-1931)
Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. Tablet
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War in Lynchburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Lucille Chaffin Kent (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Robert Withers Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Georgia Weston Morgan (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kemper Street Station (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
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By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Miller Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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