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Birthplace of General Jubal Early

4939 Jubal Early Hwy, Boones Mill, VA…
Marker A-95 Near this place, on land occupied since the 1780s by the Early family, Confederate General Jubal Early was born in 1816. The General practiced law in Franklin County and served in the Mexican…
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Martinsville

6036 E Main St, Martinsville, VA 24112, USA
Marker A-94 Named for Joseph Martin, pioneer, who settled here in 1773. In 1793 the courthouse of Henry County was moved here and the town was established. Patrick Henry, for whom the county was named,…
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Fort Blackwater

18609-18699 US Hwy 220, Rocky Mount, VA…
Marker A-93 Near here stood a stockade erected by Capt. Nathaniel Terry and garrisoned by men under his command. Washington made "Terry's Fort" a link in his chain of forts and inspected it in the…
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Cartmill’s (Cartmell) Gap

83-111 Arcadia Rd, Buchanan, VA 24066, USA
Marker A-92 Cartmill’s (Cartmell) Gap A-92 Cartmill’s Gap, just northwest, is named for Henry Cartmill, who acquired land nearby on Purgatory Creek. During the Seven Years’ War (1756-1763), conflicts between Indians and settlers increased in…
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Looney’s Ferry

18306-18756 US-11, Buchanan, VA 24066, USA
Marker A-91 Looney's Ferry, established in 1742, was the first crossing over James River in this region. On the other side of the river was Cherry Tree Bottom, home of Colonel John Buchanan, and above…
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Old Carolina Road

1545-1567 US-11, Roanoke, VA 24019, USA
Marker A-81 This is the old road from Pennsylvania to the Yadkin Valley, over which in early times settlers passed going south. On it were the Black Horse Tavern and the Tinker Creek Presbyterian Church.
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Battle of Fisher’s Hill

28352-28628 US-11, Strasburg, VA 22657, USA
Marker A-23 Here Early's Adjutant-General, A. S. Pendleton, while attempting to check Sheridan's attack, was mortally wounded, September 22, 1864.
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Battle of Fisher’s Hill

28352-28628 US-11, Strasburg, VA 22657, USA
Marker A-22 After his defeat on 19 Sept. 1864 at the Third Battle of Winchester by Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early led his 9,500-man army here to Fisher's Hill, a…
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Battle of Cedar Creek

480 Stover Ave, Strasburg, VA 22657, USA
Marker A-21 The breaking of this bridge in the evening of October 19, 1864, permitted Sheridan to retake most of the material captured in the morning by Early.
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Battle of Cedar Creek

7453 Valley Pike, Middletown, VA 22645, USA
Marker A-15 Near this point General Early, on the morning of October 19, 1864, stopped his advance, and from this position he was driven by Sheridan in the afternoon.
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