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

Gen. Turner Ashby

C. S. A.

 
 
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
1. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Inscription.
was killed on
this spot,
June 6, 1862,
gallantly leading
a charge.

 
Location. 38° 25.385′ N, 78° 51.883′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on Turner Ashby Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Harrisonburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestnut Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); James Madison University (approx. 0.8 miles away); Where Ashby Fell (approx. 1.2 miles away); End of the Campaign (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Turner Ashby of Fauquier (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named James Madison University (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rockingham County World War I Memorial (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby was the cavalry commander under Stonewall Jackson during the 1862 Valley Campaign. He was killed in action on June 6, 1862 during the Battle of Harrisonburg.
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
3. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
4. Gen. Turner Ashby Marker
Gen. Turner Ashby image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 27, 2009
5. Gen. Turner Ashby
Gen. Turner Ashby Map image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 27, 2009
6. Gen. Turner Ashby Map
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 659 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on July 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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