Near Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
“Lest We Forget”
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
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 •
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 1,516 times since then and 41 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.