Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution
the many soldiers of the
at Opequon Church
of whom only seven
Major John Gilkeson
Captain William Chipley
Captain Samuel Gilkeson
Captain James Simrall
Captain Samuel Vance
Captain William Vance
Private James Hamilton
Erected 1938 by Fort Loudoun Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 8.354′ N, 78° 11.704′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Opequon Church Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. In the church cemetery on the east side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Opequon Church Lane, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opequon Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); 1790 Stone Church (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kernstown Battles (about 300 feet away); a different marker Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away); First Battle of Kernstown (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,300 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.