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

Battle of Cedar Creek

 
 
Battle of Cedar Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 3, 2006
1. Battle of Cedar Creek Marker
Inscription. Near this point General Early, on the morning of October 19, 1864, stopped his advance and from this position he was driven by Sheridan in the afternoon.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number A-15.)
 
Location. 39° 2.169′ N, 78° 16.179′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles north of Skirmisher Lane, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is on the grounds of Lord Fairfax Community College, Middletown Campus. It is located on US 11 although the address of the college is Skirmisher Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 173 Skirmisher Lane, Middletown VA 22645, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Middletown (approx. mile away); Engagement Of Middletown (approx. 0.6 miles away); Colonel Charles Russell Lowell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Stone Fort (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Middletown.
 
Regarding Battle of Cedar Creek. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See
A-15 Stands along the Valley Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
2. A-15 Stands along the Valley Pike
The marker is in front of the Lord Fairfax Community College.
the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. (Submitted on October 2, 2006.)
2. Battle of Cedar Creek. The action here is described in phases seven, eight, and nine of this National Parks Service summary. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Cedar Creek CMH Staff Ride. The Community College is stop 12 on the Center for Military History staff ride of the Cedar Creek battle. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

4. Cedar Creek CMH Staff Ride. The nearby Miller's House is part of stop 10 of the Center for Military History staff ride of Cedar Creek battlefield. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

5. Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers. The related markers here follow a tour of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, October 19, 1864. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

6. 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. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Miller's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
3. Miller's Mill
The red brick house of Miller's Mill marks the anchor point of the right flank of the final Confederate line here. Ramseur's division concentrated in this area. The mill house is located at the intersection of Cougill Road (County Route 634) and County Route 635, about a quarter mile west of the marker.
Ruins of the Mill Itself Stand beside the Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
4. Ruins of the Mill Itself Stand beside the Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,656 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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