Early's Washington Campaign

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Leesburg, VA 20175
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Inscription: Jubal A. Early passed over this road on his return to the Shenandoah Valley, July 16, 1864. After leaving Lee before Richmond, June 13, Early traveled 450 miles, defeating Hunter at Lynchburg and Wallace on the Monocacy River in Maryland, and threatening the city of Washington. On the approach of large Union forces, he withdrew this way.

Last Updated: 7/18/2011 9:15 AM
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