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

Virginia Mourning Her Dead

 
 
Virginia Mourning Her Dead Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
1. Virginia Mourning Her Dead Monument
Inscription.
Company A
Henry A. Wise, Jr.,   Captain Commanding
C. H. Minge,   Cadet Captain
W. C. Hardy,   Lieutenant • W. Morson,   Lieutenant • E. M. Ross,   Sergeant • W. B. Shaw,   Sergeant • W. T. Duncan,   Sergeant • J. Douglass,   Sergeant • H. Wood,   Sergeant • L. Royster,   Corporal • G. K. Macon,   Corporal • R. L. Brockenbrough,   Corporal • S. F. Atwill, Corporal

Privates
Adams, R. A. • Allen, D. • Anderson, C. J. • Ashley, C. G. • Bagnall, J. S. • Binford, R. J. • Bowen, H. C. • Buster, W. D. • Butler, W. H. • Carmichael, J. • Cocke, P. St. G. • Corling, C. T. • Cousins, R. H. • Davis, A. • Garrett, H. W. • Goodykoontz, A. E. • Harrison, C. H. • Hayes, W. C. • Hiden, P. B. • Hill, J. N. • Howard, J. C. • Hubard, W. J. • James, F. W. • Larrick, J. S. • Lewis, W. L. • McVeigh, N. • Mallory, E. S. • Mead, H. J. • Mohler, D. G. • Morgan, P. H. • Page, F. W. • Payne, A. S. • Pendleton, R. A. • Raum, G. E. • Seaborn, G. A. • Skaggs, S. B. • Smith, E. H. • Smith, Jr., F. L. • Spiller, G. • Spiller, W. H. • Temple, P. C. • Thomson, A. P. • Watson, W. P. • White, T. W. • White, W. H. •Wimblish, L. W. • Wingfield, S. G. • Wood, H. T. • Wood, P. S. • Woodruff, Z. T. • Yarbrough, W. T. • Wood, W. M.

Company B
Frank Preston,   Captain Commanding
Carlton Shafer,   Cadet Captain
G. W.
Company A Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Company A Marker
Gretter,   Lieutenant • Levi Welch,   Lieutenant • A. Pizzini,   Sergeant • O. P. Evans,   Sergeant • H. W. Garrow,   Sergeant • W. M. Patton,   Sergeant • T. G. Hayes,   Corporal • J. B. Jarratt, Corporal • Patrick Henry,   Corporal   B. W. Barton   Corporal

Privates
Bayard, N. J. • Bennett, W. G. • Bowen, W. B. • Bransford, J. F. • Cabell, R. G. • Carmichael, W. S. • Christian, E. D. • Clarkson, J. H. • Cocke, J. L. • Cocke, W. R. C. • Crank, T. J. • Cullen, S. • Darden, J. D. • Dillard, J. L. • Faulkner, C. J. • Garrett, V. F. • Gibson, F. G. • Grasty, W. C. • Hankins, M. O. • Happer, R. W. B. • Harris, W. O. • Hartsfield, A. C. • Hawks, A. W. • Haynes, L. C. • Hundley, C. B. • Hupp, R. C. • Jefferson, T. G. • Johnson, P. • Jones, T. W. • Kemp. W. • Lee, G. T. • Leftwich, A. H. • Lewis, N. C. • McCorkle, J. W. • McDowell, W. H. • Mason, S. B. • Patton, J. R. • Penn, J. G. • Perry, W. E. S. • Phillips, S. T. • Powell, J. J. A. • Preston, J. B. • Preston, T. W. • Redwood, W. F. • Richeson, J. D. • Roane, J. • Stacker, C. • Stanard, J. B. • Tabb, J. • Tackett, J. F. • Tardy, A. H. • Taylor, J. E. • Tunstall, R. B. • Turner, E. L. • Veitch, W. • Walker, C. P. • Washington, L. • Wesson, C. M. • Wharton, J. E. • White, J. S. • Whitehead, H. C. • Wilson, R. G. • Woodlief, P. W.

Company C
A. Govan Hill,   Captain Commander
S. S. Shriver,   Cadet
Company B Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
3. Company B Marker
Captain
T. D. Davis,   Lieutenant • A. Boggess,   Lieutenant • J. A. Stuart,   Sergeant • L. C. Wise,   Sergeant • A. F. Redd,   Sergeant • W. B. Martin,   Sergeant • H. H. Dinwiddie,   Corporal • J. E. Wood,   Corporal • J. G. James,   Corporal • R. Ridley,   Corporal

Privates
Adams, S. B. • Blankman, J. S. • Blundon, R. M. • Booth, S. W. • Buffington, E. S. • Chalmers, W. M. • Crawford, W. B. • Crichton, J. A. • Davis, A. J. • Davis, L. S. • Dunn, J. R. • Early, J. C. • Ezekiel, M. J. • Fry, H. W. • Fulton, C. M. • Goode, H. L. • Goodwin, J. H. • Harrison, W. L. • Jones, W. S. • Lamb, W. • Langhorne, M. D. • Lee, R. F. • McGavock, J. W. • Martin, T. S. • Maury, R. • Merritt, J. L. • Minor, J. H. • Mitchell, S. T. • Morson, A. A. • Morson, J. B. • Noland, N. B. • Overton, A. W. • Page, P. N. • Pendleton, W. • Price, F. B. • Randolph, C. C. • Read, C. H. • Ricketts, L. C. • Roller, P. W. • Rose, G. M. • Rutherford, T. N. • Shields, J. H. • Shriver, T. H. • Slaughter, W. L. • Smith, G. H. • Smith, W. T. • Tate, C. B. • Taylor, B. D. • Taylor, C. • Taylor, W. C. • Thomson, M. • Tomes, F. J. • Toms, A. C. • Tuner, C. W. • Upshur, J. N. • Walker, C. D. • Waller, P. E. • Walton, N. T. • Wheelwright, J. C. • Wilson, D. C. E.

Company D
T. Robinson,   Captain Commanding
B. A. Colonna,   Cadet Captain
J. F. Hanna,   Lieutenant • F. W. Claybrook,
Company C Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
4. Company C Marker
  Lieutenant • W. H. Cabell,   Sergeant • W. Nelson,   Sergeant • J. R. Echols,   Sergeant • C. M. Etheredge,   Sergeant • O. A. Glazebrook,   Corporal • Alfred Marshall,   Corporal • John S. Wise,   Corporal • J. R. Triplett,   Corporal

Privates
Akers, R. C. • Alexander, W. K. • Arbuckle, A. A. • Barney, W. H. • Baylor, J. B. • Beatie, W. F. • Berkeley, E. • Brown, J. A. • Clark, G. B. • Clendinen, T. R. • Cocke, J. Preston • Coleman, J. J. • Corbin, J. P. • Crenshaw, S. D. • Crews, B. S. • Crockett, C. G. • Crockett, H. S. • Dickinson, J. J. • Dillard, W. • Eubank, W. M. • Garnett, G. T. • Gray, J. B. • Hamlin, E. L. • Hannah, J. S. • Harvie, J. B. • Harvie, J. S. • Horsley, J. • Imboden, J. • Jones, H. J. • Kennedy, W. H. • King, D. P. • Kirk, W. M. • Knight, E. C. • Lee, F. T. • Letcher, S. H. • Locke, R. N. • Lowry, T. S. • Lumsden, W. J. • McClung, T. W. • Marks, C. H. • Marshall, M. • Moorman, E. S. • Nalle, G. B. W. • Phelps, T. K. • Peirce, D. S. • Radford, W. N. • Reid, J. J. • Reveley, G. F. • Sowers, J. F. • Stuart, A. H. H. • Tunstall, J. L. • Tutwiler, E. M. • Venable, W. L. • Ward, G. W. • Webb, J. S. • Wellford, C. E. • White, R. J. • Witt, J. E. • Wood, M. B. • Johnson, F. S.

Roll of Honor
Killed

W. H. Cabel,   Sergeant,   Va. • S. F. Atwill,   Corporal,   Va. • W. H. McDowell,   N. C. • J. B. Stanard,   Va. • T. G. Jefferson,
Company D Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
5. Company D Marker
  Va. • A. G. Hartsfield,   N. C. • H. J. Jones,   Va. • C. G. Crockett,   Va. • J. C. Wheelwright,   Va. • L. C. Hayes,   Va.

Wounded
Scott Shipp,   Lt.-Col.,   Va. • A. G. Hill,   Captain,   Va. • S. S. Shriver,   Captain,   Va. • A. Pizzini,   Sergeant,   Va. • H. W. Garrow,   Sergeant,   Ala. • J. A. Stuart,   Sergeant,   Va. • L. C. Wise,   Sergeant,   Va. • G. K. Macon,   Corporal,   Va. • J. S. Wise,   Corporal,   Va. • J. R. Triplett,   Corporal,   Va. • D. S. Pierce,   Va. • H. C. Whitehead,   Va. • G. Spiller,   Va. • H. J. Mead,   Va. • W. D. Buster,   Va. • J. Preston Cocke,   Va. • J. F. Bransford,   Va. • F. L. Smith, Jr.   • G. T. Garnett,   Va. • M. Marshall,   Miss. • W. Dillard,   Va. • C. T. Corling,   Va. • L. C. Haynes,   Va. • A. C. Hartsfiels,   N.C. • W. S. Jones, • Va. • E. D. Christian,   Va. • S. T. Phillips,   Va. • E. H. Smith,   Va. • C. H. Smith,   Va. • W. P. Watson,   Va. • P. Johnson,   Va. • J. N. Upshur,   Va. • T. W. White,   Va. • P. W. Woodlief,   La. • C. H. Read, Jr.   Va. • E. Berkeley,   Va. • R. A. Pendleton,   Va. • G. G. Randolph,   Va. • F. Gibson,   Va. • J. D. Darden,   Va. • E. S. Moorman,   Va. • J. L. Merritt,   Va. • C. H. Harrison,   Va. • J. J. Dickinson,   Va. • C. D. Walker,   Va. • J. Imboden, Va. • W. O. Harris,   Va. • J. G. Howard,   Va. • J. H. Goodwin,   Va.

New Market, Virginia,   May
Roll of Honor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
6. Roll of Honor Marker
15, 1864.
Field and Staff
Lieut-Colonel Scott Shipp, Commandant • Col. R. L. Madison, Surgeon • Capt. George Ross, Asst. Surgeon Capt. J. C. Whitwell, Commissary and Q.M. • Capt. J. C. Whitwell, Commissary and Q.M. • Cadet Lieut. Cary Weston, Adjutant • Cadet Lieut. J. W. Wyatt, Q.M.

Non-Commissioned Staff
Cadet Sergeant J. E. Woodbridge, Seargeant-Major • Cadet Sergeant O. P. Evans, Color Bearer • Cadet Sergeant G. A. Davenport, Q.M. Sergeant

Musicians
J. W. Crocken,   Fifer • Richard Staples,   Kettle-drum • Jacob Marks,   Bass-drum

 
Erected 1903.
 
Location. 37° 47.394′ N, 79° 26.18′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Virginia Military Academy. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson’s Classroom (within shouting distance of this marker); Cincinnatus Citizen-Soldier
New Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
7. New Market Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stonewall Jackson (about 300 feet away); Virginia Military Institute Historic District (about 300 feet away); Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Monument at VMI image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
8. Monument at VMI
Closeup of Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
9. Closeup of Statue
This bronze sculpture was done by Moses Ezekiel, VMI Class of 1866. Ezekiel fought at the Battle of New Market.
Cadet Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
10. Cadet Markers
Grave markers for the VMI cadets who died in the Battle of New Market, Va. on May 15, 1864 are behind the monument. These include Cadets William H. Cabell, Jaqueline B. Stanard, Samuel F. Atwill, Charles G. Crockett, Thomas G. Jefferson, Henry J. Jones, William H. McDowell, Joseph C. Wheelwright, Luther C. Haynes, and Alva C. Hartsfield. The remains of six of these cadets are encased in a copper box in the foundation of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 637 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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