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BRIG . GEN . TURNER ASHBY , C . S . A . Turner Ashby , Stonewall Jacksons Cavalr ...

BRIG . GEN . TURNER ASHBY , C . S . A . Turner Ashby , Stonewall Jacksons Cavalr ...

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Description: BRIG . GEN . TURNER ASHBY , C . S . A . Turner Ashby , Stonewall Jacksons cavalry commander during the brilliant 1862 Shenandoah Valley campaign , was born on 23 Oct . 1828 just north at Rose Bank . From 1853 to 1858 , Ashby operated a mercantile business in a large frame building just to the south , at the foot of the hill on which stands his home , Wolfs Crag . An unsuccessful candidate for the House of Delegates in 1858 , he left his home in April 1861 to serve the Confederacy as captain of his Mountain Rangers . Ashby was killed in action on 6 June 1862 near Harrisonburg , Virginia , and is buried in Winchester . Department of Historic Resources , 1997 .

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