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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Zuni

 
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By Bernard Fisher, April 18, 2009
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GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Zuni — Z-191 — Southampton County / Isle of Wight County
(Obverse) Southampton County Area 604 Square Miles Formed in 1748 from Isle of Wight and Nansemond. Named for a locality that was originally named for the Earl of Southampton, active in the first settlement. General William Mahone . . . — Map (db m18109) HM
2Virginia (Isle of Wight County), Zuni — U-121 — Zuni
Zuni, a rail stop along the Norfolk & Petersburg Railroad, was established by 1736. Confederate forces were stationed here in 1861 to protect the railroad bridge and the road leading to Suffolk. In May 1862, they destroyed the bridge to prevent . . . — Map (db m18160) HM
3Virginia (Southampton County), Zuni — UT-21 — Blackwater Line - Blackwater Bridge
During the Civil War, Confederate forces guarded this Blackwater River crossing as a part of the Blackwater defensive line. On 14 Nov. 1862, Col. Charles C. Dodge, 1st Battalion New York Mounted Rifles, led his troops in a skirmish against elements . . . — Map (db m18157) HM
 
 
  
  
 
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