Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q–6-1.)
Location. 37° 23.403′ N, 79° 10.359′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Avenue (Business U.S. 460) and Memorial Ave (Business U.S. 29), on the right when traveling north on Fort Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jubal Early Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Early (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Spring Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lynchburg College (approx. one mile away); Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away); Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Virginia University of Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Civil War in Lynchburg (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Regarding Fort Early. This is one in a series of Civil War Trails markers interpreting the Battle of Lynchburg (17-18 June 1864) and the city's role in the Civil War. Select the Civil War Virtual Tour by Marker link below to see other related markers.
Also see . . . Civil War Lynchburg Virtual Tour by Markers. An eight stop Civil War Trails tour, with several Virginia state markers and other memorials added. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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