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Near Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sergeant Major John Champe

 
 
Sergeant Major John Champe Monument image. Click for full size.
December 2, 2006
1. Sergeant Major John Champe Monument
Inscription. Here was the home of Sergeant Major John Champe, Continental Army, who risked the inglorious death of a spy for the independence of his country.
 
Erected 1939.
 
Location. 38° 58.499′ N, 77° 40.14′ W. Marker is near Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50) east of Cobb House Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. There is a pulloff area on the side of John Mosby Highway (Rt 50) by four historical markers. The obelisk itself is on private property in a nearby field. Marker is in this post office area: Aldie VA 20105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Revolutionary War Hero (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Campaign (about 500 feet away); Stuart and Bayard (about 500 feet away); Cavalry Battles (about 500 feet away); Battle of Aldie (approx. 0.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  John Champe, a Revolutionary War Double Agent. (Submitted on December 5, 2006.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Sergeant Major John Champe Memorial image. Click for full size.
December 2, 2006
2. Sergeant Major John Champe Memorial
The Escape of Sergeant Champe. image. Click for full size.
Currier & Ives - Library of Congress, c1876
3. The Escape of Sergeant Champe.
In the endeavour to carry Washington's plan to capture Arnold and save the life of the traitor's victim, the gallant Major Andre. 1780.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2006. This page has been viewed 2,718 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2006.   3. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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