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

Rude’s Hill

 
 
Rude’s Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Michael Stroud, July 1994
1. Rude’s Hill Marker
Inscription. Stonewall Jackson’s camp ground April 2–16, 1862; his headquarters at the foot of this hill. Colonel John Francis Neff, Commander 33rd Regiment, Stonewall Brigade, born and buried near here.
 
Erected 1927 by The Shenandoah Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 42.157′ N, 78° 38.922′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11) south of Caverns Road at Exit 269 (Interstate 81), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market VA 22844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cavalry Engagement (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rude's Hill (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rude’s Hill (here, next to this marker); Rude’s Hill Action (a few steps from this marker); DuPont at Rude’s Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Post-Appomattox Tragedy (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Market.
 
More about this marker.
Rude’s Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, September 26, 2006
2. Rude’s Hill Marker
This brass tablet is one of five Civil War markers at a pull-off on Route 11 between New Market and Mount Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  “Beside Still Water” Rude’s Hill in the Shenandoah March 28, 1862. Image of John Paul Strain’s print. (Submitted on December 6, 2006.) 
 
Additional keywords. General Thomas J. Jackson
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Northwest View from Rude's Hill Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, September 26, 2006
3. Northwest View from Rude's Hill
Two large satellite dishes peek out from the trees in the distance.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 8,475 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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