Sperryville in Rappahannock County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Pope’s Army of Virginia
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number J-29.)
Location. 38° 39.348′ N, 78° 13.47′ W. Marker is in Sperryville, Virginia, in Rappahannock County. Marker is on Sperryville Pike (U.S. 522) south of Lee Highway (U.S. 211), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church. 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. Sister Caroline (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medical Miracle (approx. ¼ mile away); John Kiger's Second Lot John B. Kiger (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sperryville (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cavalry Engagement (approx. half a mile away); Music, Omens, and Destiny (approx. 2.9 miles away); Banks’s Grand Review (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sperryville.
More about this marker. This marker replaced a marker with the same title and number that was erected in the late 1920s and read “Here was organized, from the troops of Freemont, Banks, and McDowell, the Union Army of Virginia, June 26, 1862.”
Also see . . . Army of Virginia. Page on the CivilWarHome.com website. (Submitted on June 18, 2008.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,110 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.