Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Kernstown
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A 9.)
Location. 39° 8.403′ N, 78° 11.677′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Opequon Church Lane (State Highway 706) 0.2 miles west of Valley Pike, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Opequon Church Ln, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kernstown Battles (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Kernstown (here, next to this marker); Opequon Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution (about 300 feet away); 1790 Stone Church (about 300 feet away); The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. ¼ mile away); The Second Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
Regarding Battle of Kernstown. This marker was removed for maintenance and repainting (confirmed with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources).
See Kernstown Battles Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a driving tour of the Kernstown battlefields including stops at the Pritchard-Grim Farm and Rose Hill.
Also see . . .
1. First Kernstown Battle Summary. From the National Parks Service. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Kernstown Battles Virtual Tour by Markers. This series of markers includes those on the Pritchard's Hill site, Rose Hill, and Opequon Church. (Submitted on October 25, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. As of 5/25/16 Marker is back
Please note when I visited the Kernstown Battle site in
— Submitted August 31, 2016, by William Glahn of Winchester, Virginia.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,481 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on , by William Glahn of Winchester, Virginia. 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on September 1, 2016.