CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANTS
The Board of Directors
Union Bankshares Corporation
We consent to the incorporation by reference in this Registration Statement on Form S-8 of Union Bankshares Corporation of our report dated January 14, 2004, relating to the consolidated balance sheets of Union Bankshares Corporation and subsidiaries (the Company) as of December 31, 2003 and 2002 and the related consolidated statements of income, changes in stockholders equity, and cash flows for the years ended December 31, 2003, 2002 and 2001, which report appears in the Companys Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2003.
/s/ Yount, Hyde & Barbour, P.C.
March 23, 2004