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Dover, Virginia Historical Markers

 
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By Craig Swain, June 22, 2007
Four Markers at Dover, VA
Virginia (Loudoun County), Dover — B-33 — A Revolutionary War Hero
Near here stood the home of Sergeant Major John Champe (1752–1798), Continental soldier. Champe faked desertion and enlisted in Benedict Arnold's British command for the purpose of capturing the traitor. Failing in his attempt, Champe rejoined . . . — Map (db m1410) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Dover — B-22 — Cavalry Battles
In June 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia through gaps in the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains and into the Shenandoah Valley to invade the North. Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuartís cavalry corps screened the army from Federal . . . — Map (db m1454) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Dover — B-32 — Gettysburg Campaign
In June 1863, as Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia through Blue Ridge gaps to the Shenandoah Valley, Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuartís cavalry screened the army from Federal observation. The Union cavalry chief, Brig. Gen. Alfred . . . — Map (db m1416) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Dover — B-30 — Stuart and Bayard
After the Battle of Antietam on 17 Sept. 1862, Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia recrossed the Potomac River into Virginia. After President Abraham Lincolnís constant urging, the Union Army of the Potomac, led by Maj. Gen. George . . . — Map (db m1453) HM

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