Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mt. Zion Cemetery
There are over 300 graves in the cemetery, some of whom were members of Mt. Zion and other who were not. About 60 graves have been located outside the south wall, in what is believed to have been an African American Burial ground. Only two of those graves have inscribed markers.
Buried here at Mt. Zion is a veteran of the War of 1812, Robert Coe. Also interred here are thirteen Confederate Soldiers. In the southwest corner of the cemetery, twelve markers have been put in place to honor the Union soldiers who died at the Battle of Mt. Zion on July 6, 1864.
The cemetery is owned and cared for by Mt. Zion Cemetery of Aldie, Inc. It is still in use.
Location. 38° 57.818′ N, 77° 36.601′ W. Marker is in Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lee Jackson Memorial Highwa and Watson Road. At Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40319 Lee Jackson Memorial Highway, Aldie VA 20105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Zion Historic Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Zion Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Elders of the Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mosby-Forbes Engagement July 6, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fog of War (within shouting distance of this marker); Mother of Stonewall Jackson (approx. one mile away); President Monroe’s Home (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldie.
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War of 1812 • War, US Civil •
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