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Near Charlotte Court House in Charlotte County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edgehill

 
 
Edgehill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Edgehill Marker
Inscription. Three miles north is Edgehill, home of Clement Carrington. He ran away from Hampden-Sydney College to join the Revolutionary army, served in Lee's Legion, 1780-81, and was wounded at Eutaw Springs, September 8, 1781.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number FR 6.)
 
Location. 37° 3.543′ N, 78° 35.207′ W. Marker is near Charlotte Court House, Virginia, in Charlotte County. Marker is at the intersection of George Washington Highway (Virginia Route 40) and Greenfield Road (County Route 656), on the right when traveling west on George Washington Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlotte Court House VA 23923, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Greenfield (a few steps from this marker); Charlotte Court House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Henry and Randolph's Debate (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte County Library (approx. 2.8 miles away); Charlotte Court House Historic District (approx.
George Washington Hwy & Greenfield Rd (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. George Washington Hwy & Greenfield Rd (facing west)
2.9 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 3.4 miles away); Drakes Branch (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlotte Court House.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 612 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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