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Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Stonewall” Jackson Hill

 
 
"Stonewall" Jackson Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. "Stonewall" Jackson Hill Marker
Marker is in a dangerous location on a curve with no parking area.
Inscription. From this point, "Stonewall" Jackson shelled Hancock, Md., Jan 5, 1862. After destroying supplies, the B&O Railway track and the bridge over the Great Cacapon, Jackson marched his army of 8,500 men to Romney and captured it. January 14.
 
Location. 39° 41.399′ N, 78° 11.184′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 522 and River Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 522. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Siding and Packing House Site (approx. half a mile away in Maryland); The Tonoloways (approx. 0.6 miles away in Maryland); Hancock (approx. 0.6 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Hancock (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Hancock's Orchard Industry (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Hancock in the Canal Era (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); The C&O Canal: Serving the Potomac Valley (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Discover the Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland).
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
"Stonewall" Jackson Hill image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. "Stonewall" Jackson Hill
US 522 bridge crossing the Potomac River to Hancock, MD.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,805 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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