Near here, on Winston's Farm, J. E. B. Stuart, advancing north, camped on June 12, 1862. Stuart was scouting to find the position of the right wing of McClellan's army besieging Richmond. At this point he turned east to Hanover Courthouse. Stuart made a complete circuit of the Union army.
Geographic Location: Hanover County
Physical Description of Location: Ashland, VA 23005. Located on Washington Hwy (Hwy 1), 0.75 miles north of the junction of Washington Hwy (Hwy 1) and State Route 698. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Washington Hwy (Hwy 1).
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