Near Charlottesville in Albemarle County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Occupation of Charlottesville
Erected 2001 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-22.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 38° 2.697′ N, 78° 30.996′ W. Marker was near Charlottesville, Virginia, in Albemarle County. Marker was on Ivy Road (Business U.S. 250) near Colonnade Drive Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Charlottesville VA 22903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this location, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary Soldiers Graves (here, next to this marker); Technical Sergeant Frank D. Peregory (approx. 0.6 miles away); James Monroe’s First Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Martin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Edgar Allan Poe (approx. 0.9 miles away); University of Virginia (approx. 0.9 miles away); Thomas Jefferson Monument (approx. one mile away); William Holding Echols (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottesville.
More about this marker. Marker is a few hundred feet outside of the Charlottesville city limits.
1. Did the University of Virginia Surrender to Custer?
This marker does not address this controversy. University professors were in the delegation that met with Custer and the University was protected by Union guards during the brief occupation.
— Submitted December 5, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Additional keywords. University of Virginia
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on June 11, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2016, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.