Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

Toms Brook to Edinburg

Colonel Turner Ashby
Roll of Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry

A monument to Colonel Turner Ashby's 7th Virginia Cavalry with a tablet listing the officers and men of Company C is in Edinburg, Virginia. A nearby bench is dedicated to Erasmus Hauserman of Company K, 12th Virginia Cavalry.

 

The monument is next to the Virginia historical marker on "Civil War Action in Edinburg."

 

Location and Directions

The monument is in Edinburg, 200 feet north of Main Street (U.S. 11) on the east side of Stoney Creek Boulevard. (38.82151° N, 78.5663° W. see map)

 

Text from the marker

 

Colonel Turner Ashby
Roll of Co. C, 7th Virginia Cavalry

Laurel Brigade, Thos. L. Rosser, General

 

(The 7th Regiment was under the command of Col. Angus Macdonald at the beginning of the war. He
was succeeded by Col. Turner Ashby, afterwards Brigadier-General, killed at Cross Keys)

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(list of the officers and men of the company)

 

This memorial donated by the citizens of Shenandoah County, Virginia



The Ashby monument and Virginia historical marker in Edinburg, Virginia.
(above) The Ashby monument and Virginia historical marker in Edinburg, Virginia.

(below) The tablet on the monument lists the officers and men of Company C, 7th Virginia Cavalry

The tablet on the monument lists the officers and men of Company C, 7th Virginia Cavalry
(below) A nearby bench is dedicated to Erasmus Hauserman of Company K, 12th Virginia Cavalry.

Bench is dedicated to Erasmus Hauserman of Company K, 12th Virginia Cavalry.
Dedication plaque on bench is dedicated to Erasmus Hauserman of Company K, 12th Virginia Cavalry.





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