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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Miller Park
Miller Park and Vicinity
▶ Lynchburg (129) ▶ Amherst County (22) ▶ Bedford County (37) ▶ Campbell County (19)
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|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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|
|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|