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Harrisonburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

End of the Campaign

 
 
End of the Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 25, 2007
1. End of the Campaign Marker
Inscription. Here Stonewall Jackson, retreating up the Valley before the converging columns of Fremont and Shields, turned at bay, June 1862. A mile southeast Jackson’s cavalry commander, Ashby, was killed, June 6. At Cross Keys, six miles southeast, Ewell of Jackson’s army defeated Freemont, June 8. Near Port Republic, ten miles southeast, Jackson defeated Shields, June 9. This was the end of Jackson’s Valley Campaign.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number A-35.)
 
Location. 38° 25.754′ N, 78° 53.128′ W. Marker is in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 11) south of Monument Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. It is at the railroad crossing. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Where Ashby Fell (approx. half a mile away); James Madison University (approx. half a mile away); General Turner Ashby of Fauquier (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named James Madison University (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Harrisonburg
End of the Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 25, 2007
2. End of the Campaign Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Gen. Turner Ashby (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chestnut Ridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockingham County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Harrisonburg.
 
Regarding End of the Campaign. The military officers named on this marker were Confederate Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, Union Gen. John Charles Frémont, Union Gen. James Shields, Confederate Gen. Turner Ashby, Confederate Lieut. Gen. Richard Ewell.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,534 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on , by Jakub Kaluzny of Rockville, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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