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Union Church

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c. 1825; 1868 remodeled. 5971 Main St.

Tucked into the triangle where Main Street splits into two roads, Union Church is one of the county's oldest. It is a small and simple Flemish bond brick building with a gable roof topped by an open belfry and a broad wooden frieze along the sides. The church was used as a hospital by Confederate and Union forces during the Civil War and many soldiers are buried in the cemetery surrounding the church.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Union Church", [Mount Jackson, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-SH27.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 75-75.

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