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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Marshall, Virginia

Clickable Map of Fauquier 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> Fauquier County, VA (119) Clarke County, VA (75) Culpeper County, VA (163) Loudoun County, VA (343) Prince William County, VA (658) Rappahannock County, VA (74) Stafford County, VA (208) Warren County, VA (45)  FauquierCounty(119) Fauquier County (119)  ClarkeCounty(75) Clarke County (75)  CulpeperCounty(163) Culpeper County (163)  LoudounCounty(343) Loudoun County (343)  PrinceWilliamCounty(658) Prince William County (658)  RappahannockCounty(74) Rappahannock County (74)  StaffordCounty(208) Stafford County (208)  WarrenCounty(45) Warren County (45)
Warrenton is the county seat for Fauquier County
Marshall is in Fauquier County
      Fauquier County (119)  
      Clarke County (75)  
      Culpeper County (163)  
      Loudoun County (343)  
      Prince William County (658)  
      Rappahannock County (74)  
      Stafford County (208)  
      Warren County (45)  
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1 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FF-6 — Birthplace of Lt. Presley Neville O’Bannon, USMC Reported missing
Just north stood the home of William and Ann (Neville) O’Bannon, where their son, Lt. Presley Neville O’Bannon, was born about 1776. O’Bannon, a Marine, was the first American to command U.S. forces on foreign soil and the first to raise the . . . Map (db m1359) HM
2 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FB-4 — Campaign of Second Manassas
Near here Stonewall Jackson, after a march of twenty-six miles on his way to Bristoe Station, halted for a few hours to rest his men, August 25-26, 1862Map (db m1358) HM
3 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — Confederate Memorial
In memory of our Confederate Dead.Map (db m151315) WM
4 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FF-5 — Lee’s Narrow Escape
(Six miles southwest of this location), on the morning of 27 Aug. 1862, Gen. Robert E. Lee rested at the head of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet’s corps as it marched toward Thoroughfare Gap to join Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s . . . Map (db m167455) HM
5 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FF-8 — McClellan Relieved From Command
At Rectortown, four miles North, General George B. McClellan received the order relieving him from command of the Army of the Potomac, November 7, 1862. As Burnside, his successor was present, McClellan immediately turned over the command to him.Map (db m91288) HM
6 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FF-7 — Mosby’s Rangers Disband
Unable to extend a truce with the Union army, Col. John S. Mosby assembled his command, the 43rd Battalion Virginia Cavalry, in a field just west of here on 21 Apr. 1865. As Mosby sat astride his horse, his final order was read aloud. It stated in . . . Map (db m1174) HM
7 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — Mosby’s Rangers Disband Site
Here, April 21, 1865, Col. John S. Mosby disbanded his gallant partisan rangers—the Forty-Third Battalion Virginia Cavalry.Map (db m1325) HM
8 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FF-11 — Number 18 School
After the Civil War, the constitution of 1869 established a statewide system of free public schools in Virginia. Several new schools in Fauquier were identified by an assigned number. Number 18 was built on land donated by Samuel F. Shackleford. . . . Map (db m20645) HM
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9 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — FB-2 — Oak HillJohn Marshall’s Home
Thomas Marshall, the father of future Chief Justice John Marshall, built Oak Hill about 1773 and relocated his family there from The Hollow, their former home nearby. John Marshall resided at Oak Hill for two years until he entered the Continental . . . Map (db m1362) HM
10 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — SalemLee’s Narrow Escape — Mosby's Confederacy, First and Second Manassas Campaign —
The Village of Salem (renamed Marshall in 1882) was in the heartland of Col. John Singleton Mosby’s Confederacy. His 43rd Battalion of Partisan Rangers was summoned by the grapevine when needed and executed successful raids, often under the cover . . . Map (db m1183) HM
11 Virginia, Fauquier County, Marshall — The Rosenwald School in Rectortown, "No. 12"
In 1912, Booker T. Washington, head of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, asked Julius Rosenwald, a Jewish Philanthropist and President of Sears, Roebuck & Company, to serve on the Board of Directors at Tuskegee. Their unique partnership led . . . Map (db m160918) HM
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Nov. 30, 2023