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Near Strasburg in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Trenches On Hupp’s Hill

 
 
Trenches on Hupp's Hill image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, June 3, 2006
1. Trenches on Hupp's Hill
Inscription. These trenches were constructed by Sheridan in the autumn of 1864 while campaigning against Early.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-19.)
 
Location. 39° 0.032′ N, 78° 20.765′ W. Marker is near Strasburg, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles south of Signal Knob Drive, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Strasburg VA 22657, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hupp's Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hupp’s Hill (approx. half a mile away); Field Fortifications (approx. half a mile away); Frontier Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Frontier Fort (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Strasburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stonewall Jackson Museum at Hupp's Hill. (Submitted on October 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battle of Cedar Creek - Stop 1 - Hupp's Hill. A Center for Military History Staff Ride tour. (Submitted on October 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords.
Trenches On Hupp’s Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Oliver, November 14, 2015
2. Trenches On Hupp’s Hill Marker
One side of the marker is missing, making it difficult to read
General Philip H. Sheridan, General Jubal A. Early
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Trenches Marker beside the Valley Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
3. Trenches Marker beside the Valley Pike
The stone monument beside the marker is blank. It may be a sign for the entrance to the Stonewall Jackson Museum and Crystal Caverns.
Trenches on Hupp's Hill image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 29, 2007
4. Trenches on Hupp's Hill
This line of trenches an additionally three artillery revetments are preserved on Hupp's Hill. Nearby historical markers detail the military operations around the hill and other portions of the trenches.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,741 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2. submitted on , by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   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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