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The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia

Stevan F. Meserve

The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia

a history of hard times

by Stevan F. Meserve

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Published by History Press in Charleston, SC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Loudoun County (Va.) -- History, Military -- 19th century,
  • Loudoun County (Va.) -- History -- 19th century,
  • Loudoun County (Va.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStevan F. Meserve.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF232.L8 M47 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24058592M
    ISBN 109781596293786
    LC Control Number2007047744
    OCLC/WorldCa182779199

    Title Plan of the Battle of Ball's Bluff Va. Fought October 21st Summary Shows the Potomac River in the area of Loudoun County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md., where Union troops under Col. Edward D. Baker faced Confederate troops commanded by Evans. Loudoun Civil War. likes. Created and maintained by the Loudoun Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee, the "Loudoun Civil War" page promotes Civil War education, events and preservation in ers:

    The following year, he returned home and bought the acre ( km 2) Ball farm across the Potomac River in Loudoun County, Virginia, in the vicinity of the Big Spring north of Leesburg. Civil War. At the outbreak of the Civil War, White enlisted in Captain Daniel T. Shreve's Loudoun Cavalry, where he quickly rose to the rank of ds held: 35th Virginia Cavalry Battalion, . Civil War Events Guide: Loudoun County. The Last Lincoln Conspirator: John Surratt’s Flight from the Gallows @ the Thomas Balch Library April 3 @ 2 pm. The fascinating journey of John Surratt, the last person put on trial for involvement in the assassination plot against President Lincoln, will be presented by Andrew C. A. Jampoler.

    Later, a number of Loudoun County men fought in the Revolutionary War. During the War of , Loudoun County served briefly as a temporary refuge for the president and important state papers. The Constitution and other state papers were brought to Rokeby, near Leesburg, for safekeeping when the British burned Washington. Loudoun County was involved in the Civil War long before the first shots were fired by John Brown’s raiders in Harpers Ferry in Throughout the s and ‘50s, the county was a pathway on the so-called “Underground Railroad” that took escaped slaves from Southern states to freedom in the Northern states and Canada.


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The Civil War in Loudoun County, Virginia by Stevan F. Meserve, History Press,$ Two years after publishing Chuck Mauro’s excellent study of the Civil War in Fairfax County, Virginia, History Press brings out Stevan Meserve’s equally satisfying monograph on the war in.

The northern part of Loudoun County was a Unionist enclave in Confederate Virginia that remained a contested battleground for armies and factions of all stripes throughout the Civil War.5/5(5). In this look at Loudoun County's role in the Civil War, historian Stevan Meserve The Civil War in Loudoun County not only the large-scale fighting at Ball's Bluff in and in the Loudoun Valley cavalry battles ofbut also the lives of the citizens who sacrificed their crops and livestock, cared for the wounded and buried the dead of storied regiments such as White's Comanches, Cole's Potomac Home Brigade, Brand: TheHistoryPress.

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Loudoun County Civil War Timeline ; Like many areas in the east, Loudoun experienced the interactions between the Indians and arriving settlers, the formative Civil War years, the growth of its agriculture industry, and then the slow change into a suburb with its urban/rural differences.

Loudoun County, Virginia 18th, 19th. Loudoun County Government P.O. BoxLeesburg, VA Phone: Government Center: 1 Harrison St.

SE, Leesburg, VA "Some of the Officials of Loudoun County - The Civil War," Loudoun: The Legacy, Newsletter of the Loudoun Genealogy Club, Vol. 6, No. 2/3 (Sep. ):4; Vol. 7, No. 1 (Mar. ) FHL Collection. [N.B. This serial article was published backwards, includes Court Clerks, Deputy King's Attorneys and Commonwealth Attorneys, and Sheriffs.].

Loudoun County Civil War Timeline ; Union Troops Caught by Surprise at Ball’s Bluff; George K. Fox Saves the County Records; Loudoun County and the Civil War – A County Divided; Federal Occupation in Loudoun County during the Civil War; The Loudoun Rangers; History Affects Presidential Election Vote; The Civil War.

Loudoun County in the Civil War —Loudoun County, Virginia, was destined to be an area of significant military activity during the American Civil War.

Located on Virginia's northern frontier, the Potomac River, Loudoun County became a borderland after Virginia's secession from the Union in early According to a book by county residents Taylor M.

Chamberlin and James D. Peshek, Crossing the Line: Civilian Trade & Travel Between Loudoun County, Virginia, and Maryland During the Civil War, residents of Waterford and Lovettsville, even those loyal to the Union, could not count on permission to shop at Point of Rocks.

The 8th Virginia Infantry was a Confederate infantry regiment raised by Colonel Eppa Hunton in Leesburg, Virginia on May 8, The unit comprised six companies from Loudoun, two companies from Fauquier, one company from Fairfax and one company from Prince l regimental officers included: Lt.

Colonel Charles B. Tebbs, Major Norborne Berkeley, John M. Orr - Quartermaster, Dr Branch: Infantry. Loudoun County and the Civil War A County Divided. By the Virginia Civil War Centennial Commission, County of Loudoun, Commonwealth of Virginia. Text by John Divine, Wilber C. Hall, Marshall Andrews, and Penelope M.

Osburn. Edited by Fitzhugh Turner. Published by the Virginia Civil War Centennial Commission Civil War. Loudoun County was involved in the Civil War long before the first shots were fired by John Brown’s raiders in Harpers Ferry in Throughout the s and ‘50s, the county was a pathway on the so-called “Underground Railroad” that took escaped slaves from Southern states to freedom in the Northern states and Canada.

The northern part of Loudoun County was a Unionist enclave in Confederate Virginia that remained a contested battleground for armies and factions of all stripes throughout the Civil War. Lying between the Blue Ridge Mountains, Harpers Ferry, and Washington, D.C., the Loudoun Valley provided a natural corridor for commanders on both sides, while its mountainous fringes were home to Reviews: 1.

Relief shown by form lines. Indicates roads, railroads, drainages, and the names of a few villages. Stamped on verso: Gilbert Thompson. Sun print. Description derived from published bibliography. Civil War salted paper maps. AL LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Loudoun County, Virginia suffered possibly more severely during the Civil War than any Virginia county in which no major engagement was fought.

This book was created by the Civil War Centennial Commission. The book has two main purposes: to make a lasting contribution to published Loudoun history, and to provide a Civil War guidebook to the county. History. Loudoun County was established in from Fairfax county is named for John Campbell, Fourth Earl of Loudoun and governor general of Virginia from – Western settlement began in the s and s with Quakers, Scots-Irish, Germans and others moving south from Pennsylvania and Maryland, and also by English and African slaves moving upriver from ssional district: 10th.

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likes. The Loudoun County Civil War Roundtable (LCCWRT) promotes and further stimulates interest in all aspects and phases of the Civil War 5/5(2).Claude Moore Park Joins Civil War Trails. Claude Moore Park is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails program. An interpretive sign - "Guilford Signal Station-Tracking the Confederates" - is located near the Visitor Center and directs patrons to the Little Stoney Mountain Trail (white blazes) which will lead visitors to the signal station site.