Near Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Joyce and Jack Keller
of Hilton Head, South Carolina
Erected by Blue and Gray Education Society and Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation.
Location. 39° 0.751′ N, 78° 18.664′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Valley Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located along the walking trail of the XIX Corps Earthworks, preserved by the Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation. 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. 1st Maine Battery (within shouting distance of this Molineux's 2nd Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Withdrawal (approx. ¼ mile away); 128th New York Volunteer Regiment (approx. ¼ mile away); Bearing the Brunt (approx. ¼ mile away); 128th Regt N.Y.S.V.I. (approx. ¼ mile away); Cedar Creek The 8th Vermont Vol's (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
More about this marker. In the center of the marker is a painting titled, "Infantry Skirmishers." On the right is a portrait of "Brigadier General Cuvier Grover, 2nd Division, XIX U.S. Corps."
Regarding Union Trenches. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Cedar Creek Staff Ride. The trail extends from tour stop four on the Center of Military History staff ride of the battle. (Submitted on November 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battle of Cedar Creek Summary. The action here is discussed as phase four of the National Parks Service summary of the battle. (Submitted on November 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 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.)
4. 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.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,850 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.