“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Related Historical Markers

To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
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By Craig Swain, May 6, 2007
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Virginia (Fauquier County), Upperville — UppervilleDrama at Vineyard Hill — Gettysburg Campaign
This site, known during the war as Vineyard Hill, commands a clear view of the road, stone walls, and fields in front of you where 10,000 cavalry and infantry clashed in the Battle of Upperville on June 21, 1863. It was the fifth day of attack and . . . — Map (db m1550) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Aldie — Battle of Aldie17 June 1863
(East Side of Marker) Facing the Confederate Position. On the afternoon of June 17, 1863, cavalry from the Army of the Potomac under General Alfred Pleasonton and the Army of Northern Virginia under General JEB Stuart battled each . . . — Map (db m1547) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Middleburg — MiddleburgScreening Lee’s Army — Prelude to Gettysburg, Mosby's Confederacy
During the Gettysburg Campaign in June 1863, Middleburg was the scene of major cavalry operations. On June 17, 1863, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart’s small force, charged with screening Gen. Robert E. Lee’s infantry moving north and west of the Blue Ridge . . . — Map (db m1548) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Upperville — Attack at Goose Creek Bridge“Take That Bridge At All Hazards” — Prelude to Gettysburg
Leapfrogging westward in a delaying action against advancing Union cavalry June 21, 1863, the rear guard of Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, commanded by Gen. Wade Hampton, took up a strong position on the steep ridge just behind you. From there two . . . — Map (db m1549) HM
Virginia (Prince William County), Haymarket — Haymarket During the Civil War“Pass Around Their Army Without Hindrance” — Gettysburg Campaign
On June 25, 1863, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and about 5,000 of his cavalrymen approached Haymarket. They acted on orders from commanding Gen. Robert E. Lee, who was on the western side of the Bull Run Mountains marching north to invade . . . — Map (db m1551) HM

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