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Harrisonburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Turner Ashby

C. S. A.

 
 
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
1. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Inscription.  
was killed on
this spot,
June 6, 1862,
gallantly leading
a charge.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1935.
 
Location. 38° 25.385′ N, 78° 51.883′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on Turner Ashby Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, 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. The Battle of Harrisonburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); James Madison University (approx. 0.8 miles away); James Madison (approx. 1.1 miles away); Where Ashby Fell (approx. 1.2 miles away); End of the Campaign (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Turner Ashby of Fauquier (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named James Madison University (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby was the cavalry commander under Stonewall Jackson during the 1862 Valley Campaign. He was killed in action on June 6, 1862 during the Battle of Harrisonburg.
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Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
3. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
4. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 27, 2009
5. Gen. Turner Ashby
Gen. Turner Ashby Map image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 27, 2009
6. Gen. Turner Ashby Map
Gen. Turner Ashby Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 12, 2012
7. Gen. Turner Ashby Grave
Located in the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery in Winchester, VA.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   7. submitted on January 27, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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