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Chantilly in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel John Singleton Mosby

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, September 16, 2006
1. Colonel John Singleton Mosby Marker
Inscription.  This road, along which many of his skirmishes took place, is named for Colonel John Singleton Mosby, commander of the 43rd Battalion of Confederate Partisan Rangers. Their activities in this area helped keep the Confederate cause alive in Northern Virginia toward the end of the Civil War.
 
Erected 1986 by the Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number B-12.)
 
Location. 38° 53.805′ N, 77° 26.208′ W. Marker is in Chantilly, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway (U.S. 50) and Sully Road (Virginia Route 28), on the right when traveling west on Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway. Marker is in the cloverleaf just east of the overpass. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chantilly VA 20151, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Sully Farms (approx. mile away); Sully Plantation (approx. 0.8 miles away); Salisbury Plain (approx. 0.9 miles away); McAtee's Tavern
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By J. J. Prats, September 16, 2006
2. Colonel John Singleton Mosby Marker
(approx. one mile away); Clover Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richard Bland Lee: Gentleman Farmer (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sully Historic Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Chantilly (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chantilly.
 
Regarding Colonel John Singleton Mosby. This marker is a "bookend" of sorts to a similar one standing near Winchester, Frederick County to the west on US. Highway 50, numbered B 16 (see related markers). Between the two, Col. Mosby's forces operated extensively.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .
1. John Singleton Mosby Museum. (Submitted on September 17, 2006.)
2. John Singleton Mosby (1833–1916). (Submitted on September 17, 2006.)
3. Mosby's Rangers.com. (Submitted on September 17, 2006.)
 
Additional keywords. The Gray Ghost
 
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3. Colonel John Singleton Mosby
War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,415 times since then and 87 times this year. Last updated on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on September 30, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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