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Chesapeake, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Great Bridge Marshall Memorial

 
 
Great Bridge Marshall Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 28, 2012
1. Great Bridge Marshall Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Fauquier County, Virginia
Officers of the Culpeper Minute Battalion
At the Battle of Great Bridge

Major Thomas Marshall (1730-1802)
Member, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Virginia Conventions
Colonel, 3rd Virginia Regiment
Colonel, Virginia Sate Artillery Regiment
Member, Virginia General Assembly

And his son

Lieutenant John Marshall (1755-1835)
Captain, 11th Virginia Continental Regiment
Member, United States House of Representatives
4th United States Secretary of State
4th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court

Dedicated December 3, 2011 in memory of
Reon Glessner Hillegass, Jr. (1926-2011)
NSSAR President General (1996-1997)
Culpeper Minutemen Chapter and Norfolk Chapter
Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
George Washington Endowment Fund, NSSAR-Knight Patty Fund, VASSAR

 
Erected 2011 by Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.276′ N, 76° 14.375′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection
Great Bridge Marshall Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 28, 2012
2. Great Bridge Marshall Memorial Marker
of North Battlefield Boulevard (Business Virginia Route 168) and Watson Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake VA 23320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marshall Family (a few steps from this marker); Billy Flora (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Planning a Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Day is Our Own! (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Original Causeway (within shouting distance of this marker); Father & Son Canal Builders (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake.
 
Also see . . .  Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation. (Submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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