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Bluemont, Virginia Historical Markers

 
Col. George D. Wells Leads the Way Marker image, Touch for more information
By Allen C. Browne, April 30, 2019
Col. George D. Wells Leads the Way Marker
Virginia (Clarke County), Bluemont — Col. George D. Wells Leads the WayBattle of Cool Spring — Early's 1864 Attack on Washington —
(Preface) In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee detached Gen. Jubal A. Early's corps from the Richmond battlefields and dispatched it to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter's army. After driving Hunter into . . . — Map (db m133227) HM
Virginia (Clarke County), Bluemont — Confederate Counterattack and Union RetreatBattle of Cool Spring — Early's 1864 Attack on Washington —
(Preface) In June 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee detached Gen. Jubal A. Early's corps from the Richmond battlefields and dispatched it to the Shenandoah Valley to counter Union Gen. David Hunter's army. After driving Hunter into West . . . — Map (db m133274) HM
Virginia (Clarke County), Bluemont — 1 — Judge Parker's “Retreat” & the Battle of Cool SpringWelcome to Shenandoah University’s River Campus at the Cool Spring Battlefield
“I do not remember to have been engaged in a more sharp and obstinate affair.” (Confederate veteran in Gen. Robert E. Rodes’ division) During the Civil War era the 195 acres that comprise the River Campus were part of a . . . — Map (db m133226) HM
Virginia (Clarke County), Bluemont — Thoburn’s RescueBattle of Cool Spring — Early’s 1864 Attack on Washington —
We “fired ninety rounds at the enemy… across the river.” —Lt. Jacob H. Lamb, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery. Across the Shenandoah River from where you stand, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Rodes's division . . . — Map (db m133310) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Bluemont — Bluemont Historic District
Bluemont Historic District has been registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark pursuant to the authority vested in the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Act of 1966. — Map (db m4023) HM

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