Near Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
128th New York Volunteer Regiment
in loving memory of our daughter,
by Mr. And Mrs. Herbert C. Miller, Jr., of Pennsylvania
Erected by Blue and Gray Education Society and Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation.
Location. 39° 0.53′ N, 78° 18.616′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the entrance road to the XIX Corps Earthworks Walking Tour, and adjacent to the 128th New York Monument. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker Union Trenches (approx. ¼ mile away); 1st Maine Battery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Frederick County / Shenandoah County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cedar Creek The 8th Vermont Vol's (approx. 0.4 miles away); Molineux's 2nd Brigade (approx. half a mile away); Union Withdrawal (approx. half a mile away); Cedar Creek (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Cedar Creek (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
More about this marker. On the left side of the marker is a painting of "General and Staff on Reconnaissance," by Andre Chastain. Portraits of "Major General Horatio G. Wright, VI U.S. Corps and Acting Commander of the Union Army of the Shenandoah," and "Brigadier General William H. Emory, XIX U.S. Corps," flank the text. On the right, a map of the Battle of Cedar Creek details troop movements from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Regarding 128th New York Volunteer Regiment. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
Also see . . .
1. Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. The XIX Corps Earthworks and surrounding ground have been preserved through the efforts of the Foundation.
2. Battle of Cedar Creek Staff Ride. The monument is tour stop four on the Center of Military History staff ride of the battle.
3. Battle of Cedar Creek Summary. The action here is discussed as phase four of the National Parks Service summary of the battle.
4. 128th NY Infantry Regiment during the Civil War. Taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer.
5. 128th New York Infantry. Wikipedia entry.
6. Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers. The related markers here follow a tour of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, October 19, 1864.
7. Battle of Cedar Creek Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust site detailing preservation efforts at the battlefield. The site includes a wealth of background information on the battle and an animated map.
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