Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna Cemetery

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Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna Cemetery



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Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna Headstone
This headstone is in the location of Worldgate Shopping Center in Herndon, VA. It is covered by trees in front of the Marriot Hotel and almost invisible to see by drivers on Centreville Road.

Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna Marker
This is one of the historic markers that was dedicated to LRH. This is placed between the grave of LRH and the Marriot Hotel. Marker was set up in 2007.

1862 map of Virginia
This is a map of Virginia in 1862. This gives an indication of where railroads were during the time of the Civil War. The Washington and Ohio Railroad went from Alexandria to past Leesburg and it ran through cities such as Dranesville, Thornton,…

Colonel John Singleton Mosby
This is a portrait of John Singleton Mosby, known as the "Grey Ghost". He was stationed in Northern Virginia during the war and befriended Laura. Laura also served as a spy and reported back to Mosby's cavalry and even once saved him from being…

Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna Portrait
This is a portrait of Laura Ratcliffe-Hanna. She was a beautiful woman, yet shy, who served the Confederate Army with great dedication. She made an ever lasting impression on J.E.B. Stuart.

Mosby's Rock Marker
Here is a historic marker explaining the importance of this big, flatbed rock that was a place for Mosby's cavalry to rendevous and plan. This was also a place where Laura Ratcliffe and Mosby would meet and exchange letters and money. This is located…

Gifts to Laura
J.E.B. Stuart thought of Laura with much admiration for her dedication and loyalty to her family and her country. Stuart wrote 4 poems for her that is inside an album inscribed to her as well as this gift of a watch chain and a gold coin that is…

Gifts for Laura
Inside of the album that Stuart wrote poems for Laura Ratlcliffe, the front cover is presented to "My Laura Ratcliffe by her soldier-friend as a token of his high appreciation of her patriotism, admiration of her virtues, and pledge of his lasting…

Map of Dranesville- 1878
This is a copy of the Hopkins Map of 1878 of Dranesville District. What is noted is Richard Coleman's property which now is Worldgate Center in Herndon, VA. Also, the residence of Milton Hanna and the Ratcliffes appear very close to each other in…

In December 5, 1890, the Washington Post publishes the license to wed for Milton Hanna and Laura Ratcliffe.
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