Haud Pluribus Impar

Haud Pluribus Impar (HM23DW)

Location: Leesburg, VA 20176 Loudoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 7.307', W 77° 33.883'

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At Ball's Bluff, near this town on the threshold of Virginia and the Confederacy, the invading army of the North was, on Oct. 21st 1861, utterly defeated and driven into the Potomac. This monument is erected to the memory of those who died in defense of the Lost Cause by their late comrades in arms and a grateful and admiring people. Oct 21st, 1877.

To the
Unknown Confederate Dead
who lie near this monument
noble Sons of Loudoun who
fell and were
left on the field of battle.


The gallant soldiers whose memory this monument is intended to perpetuate were attached chiefly to the following commands viz:
8th & 17th Va. Inf.
Loudoun Artillery
White's 42nd, Batt. Va. Cav.
Mosby's 43rd, Batt. Va Cav.
13th, 17th, 18th, & 21st. Miss. Inf.
No sound can awake them to glory again

Stoop angels, hither from the skies
There is no holier spot of ground
Than where defeated valor lies
By mourning beauty crowned
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HM NumberHM23DW
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Year Placed1877
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Date Added Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at 10:03am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278282 N 4333423
Decimal Degrees39.12178333, -77.56471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 7.307', W 77° 33.883'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 7' 18.42" N, 77° 33' 52.98" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540, 571
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30 Union St NW, Leesburg VA 20176, US
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