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6th Army Corps

 
 
6th Army Corps Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. 6th Army Corps Memorial
Inscription. (Inscription on Front):
Brig. Gen. David A. Russell
U.S. Vols.
1st Div. 6th Army Corps
Major 8th U.S. Infty.
Bvt. Maj. Genl. U.S.A.
Born, Salem, N.Y. Dec. 10, 1820
Killed in Action Opequon, Va.
Sept. 19, 1864.

(Back):
Erected By The Survivors Of The Sixth Army Corps
And Their Friends
Dedicated Sept. 19, 1891.

 
Erected 1891 by the Survivors of the Sixth Army Corps and Friends.
 
Location. 39° 11.03′ N, 78° 9.382′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is on Woodstock Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Winchester National Cemetery, 401 National Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eighth Vermont Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); Thirty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. Front Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  General David A. Russell. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on January 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
3. Back Inscription
Above the inscription is a white Greek cross, the symbol of Second Division, Sixth Corps.
Red Greek Cross on the Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
4. Red Greek Cross on the Left Side
The cross was used as the symbol for First Division, Sixth Corps.
Blue Greek Cross on the Right Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
5. Blue Greek Cross on the Right Side
The blue cross was the symbol of Third Division, Sixth Corps.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 17, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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