“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chester Gap, Virginia

Clickable Map of Rappahannock County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Rappahannock County, VA (74) Culpeper County, VA (167) Fauquier County, VA (119) Madison County, VA (50) Page County, VA (105) Warren County, VA (45)  RappahannockCounty(74) Rappahannock County (74)  CulpeperCounty(167) Culpeper County (167)  FauquierCounty(119) Fauquier County (119)  MadisonCounty(50) Madison County (50)  PageCounty(105) Page County (105)  WarrenCounty(45) Warren County (45)
Washington is the county seat for Rappahannock County
Chester Gap is in Rappahannock County
      Rappahannock County (74)  
      Culpeper County (167)  
      Fauquier County (119)  
      Madison County (50)  
      Page County (105)  
      Warren County (45)  
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1 Virginia, Rappahannock County, Chester Gap — Chester GapGateway to the Shenandoah Valley
This mountain pass was of strategic importance throughout the Civil War. Union and Confederate forces occupied and traversed it on numerous occasions. The first significant use of the gap occurred July 7-18, 1862, as Gen. Nathaniel Bank’s corps of . . . Map (db m32070) HM
2 Virginia, Rappahannock County, Chester Gap — J-25 — Gettysburg Campaign
Ewell's Corps of Lee's army passed here going north, June 11-12, 1863; Hill's Corps, June 19.Map (db m49778) HM
3 Virginia, Rappahannock County, Chester Gap — Minding the Gaps“A very fatal oversight” — Gettysburg Campaign —
(Preface): After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon Line into . . . Map (db m32028) HM
4 Virginia, Rappahannock County, Chester Gap — Z-173 — Warren County / Rappahannock County
Warren County. This lower Shenandoah Valley county was formed from Shenandoah and Frederick Counties in 1836. The county was named for Joseph Warren, a Boston Revolutionary War patriot killed during the Battle of Bunker Hill in 1775. It . . . Map (db m49779) HM
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Apr. 22, 2024