Dover in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number B-22.)
Location. 38° 58.522′ N, 77° 40.032′ W. Marker is in Dover, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50) and Champe Ford Road (County Route 632), on the right when traveling east on John Mosby Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middleburg VA 20117, 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. A Revolutionary War Hero Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); Stuart and Bayard (here, next to this marker); Sergeant Major John Champe (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Aldie (approx. 0.7 miles away); Snickersville Turnpike (approx. one mile away); First Mass. Cavalry (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Aldie (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
More about this marker. A marker with this same number but titled “Military Movements” was erected in the late 1920s or early 1930s on U.S. 50 in Middleburg. It was listed as lost in Margaret Petersí 1985 edition of A Guidebook to Virginiaís Historical Markers. The text read “This road was used by both armies, 1861–1864. Cavalry engagements took place near Middleburg on March 28. 1862, and June 19, 1863.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Loudoun Valley Cavalry Battles by Markers
Also see . . .
1. Aldie, Middleburg, and Upperville Battles. Very detailed discussion of the battles is maintained by Citizens Committee for the Historic Cavalry Battles. (Submitted on June 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. War Horse at National Sporting Library. (Submitted on June 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,242 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 28, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on June 30, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.