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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Miller Park

 
Clickable Map of Lynchburg, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Lynchburg Ind. City, VA (129) Amherst County, VA (22) Bedford County, VA (37) Campbell County, VA (19)  Lynchburg(129) Lynchburg (129)  AmherstCounty(22) Amherst County (22)  BedfordCounty(37) Bedford County (37)  CampbellCounty(19) Campbell County (19)
Miller Park and Vicinity
    Lynchburg (129)
    Amherst County (22)
    Bedford County (37)
    Campbell County (19)
 
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1Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Civil War in LynchburgPrisoner-of-War Camp
This was the site of a Confederate training camp and Union prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Before Virginia seceded from the Union in April 1861, the population of Lynchburg doubled with the influx of soldiers from other parts of the . . . — Map (db m155526) HM
2Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Q-6-32 — Dr. Robert Withers Morgan(1844–1904)
Dental innovator Dr. Robert W. Morgan lived here. Troubled by the lack of dental care for soldiers while he served in the Confederate army, he studied dentistry after the war. During the 1880s he formulated dental hygiene products including . . . — Map (db m104398) HM
3Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Q–6-1 — Fort Early
Named for Confederate Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early, this roughly square earthen redoubt served as a part of the outer line of defense for Lynchburg in June 1864. Fort Early and the outer fortifications were constructed to provide additional protection . . . — Map (db m3602) HM
4Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Q-6-33 — Georgia Weston Morgan(1869–1951)
Artist and educator Georgia Morgan studied painting at Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and at the Académie Julian in Paris. She was a co-founder of the Lynchburg Civic Art League in 1932 and helped establish the city’s Federal Art Gallery, a . . . — Map (db m104411) HM
5Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Jubal Early Memorial
Memorial to Jubal Anderson Early, Lieutenant General C.S.A., and to the brave Confederate soldiers under him who came to the rescue of Lynchburg when it was threatened by an invasion of Federal forces and erected these earthworks behind which they . . . — Map (db m155537) HM
6Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Q-6-6 — Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865
At this point the Second Virginia Cavalry was mustered into service, May 10, 1861. At the same place the remnant of this regiment was disbanded, April 10, 1865, completing a service of four years lacking one month. The regiment participated in many . . . — Map (db m54447) HM
7Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A.
Here, on the 10th of May, 1861, the Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A., was organized. Here, on the 10th of April, 1865, the same command, after years of valiant service with the Army of Northern Virginia, and after cutting its way through the . . . — Map (db m54449) HM
8Virginia (Lynchburg), Miller Park — Spring Hill CemeteryConfederate Generals Rest — Battle of Lynchburg —
During the Battle of Lynchburg on June 17-18, 1864, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early moved his reserves into the cemetery to reinforce his lines across the Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike (Fort Ave.) at Fort Early. Before dawn on Sunday, June 19, these . . . — Map (db m3936) HM
 
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