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Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Crook and Early

 
 
Crook and Early Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 18, 2007
1. Crook and Early Marker
Inscription. Early, while passing through this gap on his return from his Washington raid, was attacked by Crook’s cavalry, July 16, 1864. Crook destroyed a few wagons, Early captured a cannon.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number T 10.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 6.983′ N, 77° 50.811′ W. Marker was in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker was at the intersection of Harry Byrd Highway (Virginia Route 7) and Blueridge Mountain Road (Virginia Route 601), on the right when traveling west on Harry Byrd Highway. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Forerunner of Wireless Telegraphy (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Clark County / Loudoun County (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); Mt. Airy Fight (here, next
Looking West over Snicker's Gap image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 18, 2007
2. Looking West over Snicker's Gap
to this marker); Appalachian Trail and Bears Den (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bluemont Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Retreat (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
Additional keywords. 1864 Valley Campaign
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Looking East Downhill From Snicker's Gap image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 18, 2007
3. Looking East Downhill From Snicker's Gap
Unknown Marker Column image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 18, 2007
4. Unknown Marker Column
Can anyone identify what marker was posted on this column next to Virginia marker T 10?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,677 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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