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Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution

 
 
In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
1. In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
the many soldiers of the
Revolution interred
at Opequon Church
of whom only seven
are known

Major John Gilkeson
Captain William Chipley
Captain Samuel Gilkeson
Captain James Simrall
Captain Samuel Vance
Captain William Vance
Private James Hamilton

 
Erected 1938 by Fort Loudoun Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 8.354′ N, 78° 11.704′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Opequon Church Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. In the church cemetery on the east side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Opequon Church Lane, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opequon Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); 1790 Stone Church (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kernstown Battles (about 300 feet away); a different marker
Opequon Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
2. Opequon Church Cemetery
also named Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away); First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Major John Gilkeson image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
3. Major John Gilkeson
One of the graves mentioned.
Captain James Simerall's Grave image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 10, 2010
4. Captain James Simerall's Grave
 
 
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