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Near Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Lest We Forget”

 
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
1. "Lest We Forget" Marker
Inscription.
In memory of those
from Stafford County
who served during
the Civil War
"Lest We Forget"

 
Location. 38° 21.604′ N, 77° 27.6′ W. Marker is near Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Land for God's Work (approx. half a mile away); Kidnapping of Pocahontas (approx. 1.2 miles away); Marlborough (approx. 1.2 miles away); Original Bell of Hulls Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Milton Snellings (approx. 1.4 miles away); History at Leeland Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hulls Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Camp Pitcher (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is located near the water tower behind Stafford High School. The only ready access to the marker is from a trail (The Aimee Trail) behind the school.
 
Regarding "Lest We Forget". Eliza Anne PAYNE Green was born on 18 Mar 1806 in Clifton (Fauquier County), Virginia. She married Duff Green of Falmouth on Dec. 23, 1824, the Reverend
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
2. "Lest We Forget" Marker
John Jones officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Green had ten children: Col. William Green, Alexander M. Green, Elizabeth Marion Green, James Lane Green, McDuff Green, Arthur Payne Green, Isabella Green, Elvira L. Green, and Nannie Green.
Principle source: http://archiver.rootsweb.com/th/read/GREEN/2001-06/0993154700
 
Also see . . .  Col. Wm. J. Green. William James Green was born in 1825 and graduated from the Virginia Military Institue in 1846. He was a farmer and merchant before the war, and a Lieutenant Colonel in the 47th Virginia Infantry Regiment (the Stafford Guards), Confederate States of America (CSA) when he was killed in action while marshalling his troops at Cold Harbor in 1862, during the Seven Days Battles. (Submitted on April 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"Lest We Forget" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
3. "Lest We Forget" Marker
The water tower and Stafford High School can be seen in the background.
Headstone on far left; Duff Green, Sr. image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
4. Headstone on far left; Duff Green, Sr.
Sacred to the Memory of my husband,
Duff Green, Sr.
Died August 24th, 1854 in his 62nd year.
May we meet in Heaven.
Center Headstone; Eliza Ann Green image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
5. Center Headstone; Eliza Ann Green
Sacred to the Memory of our mother,
Eliza Ann Green
Died June 27th, 1876 in her 71st year.
"Asleep in Jesus."
Headstone on far right; Col. Wm J. Green image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 30, 2008
6. Headstone on far right; Col. Wm J. Green
Sacred to the Memory of my son,
Col. Wm J. Green
Was killed at the Battle of Cold Harbor,
June 24th, 1862 in his 37th year.
"The brave die never."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,461 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 31, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   6. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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