Near Middleburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Middleburg
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number B-31.)
Location. 38° 58.098′ N, 77° 46.049′ W. Marker is near Middleburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on John S. Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. As seen in the pictures, this marker is actually a few feet over the county line in Fauquier county. The marker is on the East bound side of a divided section of the highway. Marker is in this post office area: Middleburg VA 20117, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Defiance (approx. ¼ mile away); a different Battle of Middleburg (approx. 1.6 miles away); Middleburg (approx. 1.7 miles away); Middleburg Baptist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mosby’s Rangers (approx. 2.1 miles away); Welbourne (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rector’s Crossroads (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rector House (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middleburg.
Regarding Battle of Middleburg. This marker replaces a previous B-31 titled "Stuart and Gregg" which read simply, "Near here the Union Cavalry General Gregg attacked Stuart and forced him to retire, June 19, 1863." The older B-31 stood near the intersection of the John S. Mosby Highway (US 50) and Willisville Road (County Rt. 623).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Middleburg
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,633 times since then and 126 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.