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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Battle Of New Market

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The Battle of New Market of May 1864 is featured at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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The original tombstones of six VMI cadets who were killed during the Battle of New Market are on display outside the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum at the New Market Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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The cadets from VMI paid a high price in their first battle -- one in four were killed or wounded on May 15, 1864 at New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: The Shirley House

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Once the home of a Confederate veteran, the Shirley House is now headquarters of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: never

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The Bushong Farm was caught in the crossfire during the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Battlefield State Historical Park and Hall of Valor Museum: Woodson's Missouri Cavalry

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The Missouri Cavalry was put under the command of Capt. Woodson at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 10/12/2011

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Two Union soldiers were heroes during the Federal retreat at the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/21/2011

last visited: 7/17/2011

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The 54th PA Infantry suffered devastating losses when they were cut down by Confederate fire on a cedar-covered hillside during the Battle of New Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesDuPont at Rude’s Hill “I had to depend entirely upon myself ... ” - New Market VA

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Here Capt. Henry DuPont, commanding B Battery, 5th U.S. Artillery, protected Union Gen. Franz Sigel’s defeated army as it retreated after the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesNew Market Gap

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Gen. Stonewall Jackson announced his Army of the Valley had become the 2nd Corps of the Army of Northern Virginia on his march from the Shenandoah Valley east to Fredericksburg, VA where he joined Gen. R. E. Lee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 5/19/2011

last visited: 6/3/2012

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude’s Hill-Knoll of Refuge and Attack - New Market VA

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The spring of 1864 opened with United States forces pressing Confederate armies defending fronts scattered throughout the Confederacy. Union Gen. Franz Sigel was assigned the task of securing the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude's Hill-Jackson at Rude’s Hill - New Market VA

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Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s small Confederate force went into a defensive position here after retiring from the battle at Kernstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMt. Jackson General Hospital, CSA Shenandoah at War - Mount Jackson VA

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In September 1861, the Confederate Medical Department built a large general hospital on this site because Mt. Jackson was the western terminus of the Manassas Gap Railroad, which provided access to northern Virginia battlefields.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/20/2020

last visited: 7/24/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWhitehouse

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The White House Bridge takes its name from the small white building which can be seen today, located immediately west of the present-day bridge on US Hwy 211.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 5/15/2011

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWillow Grove Mill

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Willow Grove Mill was a victim of the Union's infamous 'Burning' during the Valley Campaign of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 11/23/2011

last visited: 7/25/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesEdinburg Mill - Edinburg, VA

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This flour mill was saved from "The Burning" during the US Civil War. The nearby Stony Creek was also used as a defensive measure in a separate battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/6/2012

last visited: 8/14/2021

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesThe Stover - McGinnis House “Make Me a Map of the Valley” - Edinburg VA

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March 26, 1862: “In the morning our battalion was ordered back to Narrow Passage, … near the rest of the army. Hd. Qrs. were established at Miss Stover’s, in the stone house, near Narrow Passage Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesJackson's Headquarters, Elkton

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This house served as headquarters of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the early park of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the US Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/2/2012

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWoodbine Cemetery

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This section of the cemetery is known as tne soldier cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/28/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesCourt Square & Springhouse Temporary Prison Camp - Harrisonburg VA

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The courthouse occupied the northern portion while the jail, clerk’s office, and springhouse were in the southern section. Plank fences surrounded both yards. These enclosures occasionally were used as holding pens for prisoners during the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Rangers “Hurah for McNeal” - Harrisonburg VA

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Harrisonburg is associated with the exploits of McNeill’s Rangers, a famous Confederate partisan unit. In 1862, John Hanson McNeill, a native of Hardy County in present-day West Virginia, recruited men for Co. E, 18th Virginia Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHardesty-Higgins House Banks's Headquarters - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Harrisonburg’s first mayor, Isaac Hardesty, an apothecary. Elected in 1849, Hardesty served until 1860. His Unionist sympathies compelled him to leave for Maryland after the Civil War began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWarren-Sipe House Home and Hospital - Harrisonburg VA

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This was the home of Edward T.H. Warren, a Harrisonburg attorney. As a lieutenant in the Valley Guards, a Rockingham County militia company, Warren attended the trial and execution of John Brown

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesHarrisonburg Female Academy

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This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Discovery Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 79scouts

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/29/2011

last visited: 7/23/2020

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChestnut Ridge Death of Ashby - Harrisonburg VA

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On June 6, 1862, the vanguard of Union Gen. John C. Frémont’s force, pursuing Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s army south up the Shenandoah Valley, reached this point near Harrisonburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/15/2020

last visited: 7/23/2020

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