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Near Catlett in Fauquier County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fauquier County / Prince William County

 
 
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By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
1. Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker
Inscription.
Fauquier County
Fauquier County was named for Francis Fauquier, lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1758-1768. It was formed in 1759 from Prince William County. The county seat is Warrenton. United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall was born in this county. Col. John Singleton Mosby and his 43d Battalion Partisan Rangers were active here during the Civil War.

Prince William County
Prince William County, named for William Augustus, duke of Cumberland and third son of George II, was formed from Stafford and King George Counties in 1730. The county seat is Manassas. The two Battles of Manassas took place here in 1861 and 1862. Department of Historic Resources 1997
 
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Z-170.)
 
Location. 38° 41.288′ N, 77° 37.193′ W. Marker is near Catlett, Virginia, in Fauquier County. Marker is on Catlett Road (Virginia Route 28) half a mile south of Dumfries Road (County Route 605), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Catlett VA 20119, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warrenton Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles
Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
2. Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker
away); Mosby’s Raid at Catlett’s Station (approx. 2˝ miles away); Catlett’s Station (approx. 2.7 miles away); Stuart and Mosby (approx. 3.2 miles away); Stuart's Bivouac (approx. 3.3 miles away); Battle of Kettle Run (was approx. 3.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Neavil's Ordinary (approx. 4.1 miles away); Neavil’s Mill (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Catlett.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Civil
 
Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
3. Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker
Facing north, looking at the south face of the sign from the Fauquier County side.
Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin White, August 30, 2007
4. Fauquier County / Prince William County Marker
Facing south, looking at the north face of the sign from the Prince William County side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,495 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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