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

Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot

 
 
Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
1. Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot Marker
Inscription. Traveler was tethered on this spot June 21, 1863, as General Robert E. Lee paused on his march to Gettysburg. He attended services here in Grace Episcopal Church.

Tablet placed by Sycamore Society 1986

Replaced by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps # 21 and # 1567 1992
 
Erected by E.V. White Chapter, MOSB and Sons of Confederate Veterans Camps Nos. 21 and 1567.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 39° 9.13′ N, 77° 58.8′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on North Church Street, on the right. Touch for map. Opposite the main sanctuary of the Grace Episcopal Church, at the entrance way to the Clarke County Courthouse parking area. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Benjamin Berry (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Ireland (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berryville
Tether Post Next to Marker Post image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, November 10, 2007
2. Tether Post Next to Marker Post
(approx. half a mile away); Josephine City (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Schools of Josephine City (approx. 0.7 miles away); Harry F. Byrd Sr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Berryville (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Traveler and General Lee’s Other Horses. (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Traveler. From the Southern Historical Papers (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. “Traveller,” A Horse From Old Virginia. 2003 article by Linda Cunningham Goldstein in the South County Chronicle. (Submitted on July 17, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.) 

4. Mort Kunstler Painting. Depicts Gens. Lee and Longstreet, horses Traveler and Hero (Longstreet’s) in front of the Clarke County Courthouse with the Grace Episcopal Church in the background. The artist details the inspiration for the painting and the historical setting. The tether post, of course is behind the court house on the right side in the painting. (Submitted on July 22, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Grace Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 15, 2007
3. Grace Episcopal Church
General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life image. Click for full size.
By A. H. Plecker, Lynchburg Va., circa 1930/1945
4. General Lee and Traveler, Taken from Life
Undated postcard with no caption on back printed on linen paper. Linen cards were published between 1930 and 1945.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,971 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 10, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia.   3. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 7, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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