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Boyce in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fight at Berry's Ferry

 
 
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January 18, 2013
1. Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker
Inscription.
Fight At
Berry's Ferry
July 19, 1864
Imboden & Crook
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Erected by J.E.B. Stuart Camp of the Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 39° 2.728′ N, 78° 0.304′ W. Marker is in Boyce, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker can be reached from John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boyce VA 22620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Vinyard Fight (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mt. Carmel Fight (approx. 1½ miles away); Greenway Historic District (approx. 2.2 miles away); Long Branch (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Burwell-Morgan Mill (approx. 2.4 miles away); Millwood (approx. 2½ miles away); Carter Hall (approx. 2½ miles away); Ashby’s Gap (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This is one in a series of granite markers placed by the J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the Confederate Veterans sometime in the 1890s to commemorate significant Civil War actions around
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January 18, 2013
2. Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker
The marker is no longer upright and is in need of maintenance.
Clarke County.
 
Also see . . .
1. Clarke County Historical Association Proceedings, Vol. XV. (PDF) The introduction provides details about the placement of the marker and others in the series. The fight is detailed in pages 10-12. (Submitted on January 18, 2013.) 

2. Civil War Engagements in Clarke County, Virginia. To the Sound of the Guns, Craig Swain (Submitted on January 18, 2013.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Clarke, 24 May 14
3. Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker
My son and I went out and reset this marker on behalf of Turner Ashby Camp #1567 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and on behalf of my ggggrandfather, Pvt.Henry Hoover, Co. F, 62nd Virginia Mounted Infantry, who was a participant in this scuffle.
Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
January 18, 2013
4. Fight at Berry's Ferry Marker
Marker is visible here on the ground a few feet from the shoulder of US Route 50.
Berry's Ferry image. Click for full size.
January 18, 2013
5. Berry's Ferry
A view to the southeast over the Shenandoah River and the US Route 50 bridge in the area of Berry's Ferry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 18, 2013. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2013.   3. submitted on May 29, 2014, by Dave Clarke of Berryville, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on January 18, 2013. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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