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Sperryville in Rappahannock County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cavalry Engagement

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
1. Cavalry Engagement Marker
Inscription. Near this place an engagement took place between Robertsonís brigade and the First Maine Cavalry, July 5, 1862.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number C-4.)
 
Location. 38° 39.525′ N, 78° 13.94′ W. Marker is in Sperryville, Virginia, in Rappahannock County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 211) north of Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. It is just west of Sperryville. Marker is in this post office area: Sperryville VA 22740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sperryville (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John B. Kiger (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Kiger's Second Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medical Miracle (approx. ľ mile away); Sister Caroline (approx. 0.3 miles away); Popeís Army of Virginia (approx. half a mile away); Music, Omens, and Destiny (approx. 3 miles away); Banksís Grand Review (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sperryville.
 
Also see . . .  1st Maine Cavalry. This short history of the regiment offers details of the unit's service, but does not mention the engagement cited by
Cavalry Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
2. Cavalry Engagement Marker
the marker. (Submitted on June 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 907 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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