New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Thomas Garland Jefferson
17 year old V.M.I. Cadet T.G. Jefferson,
great-nephew of the President,
died of the wound he received
fighting for the Confederacy
with the Corps of Cadets
during the Battle of New Market.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 18, 1864.
Location. 38° 38.936′ N, 78° 40.272′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of North Congress Street (U.S. 11) and Seminary Lane, on the right when traveling south on North Congress Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9349 N Congress St, New Market VA 22844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. John Sevier (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of General Robert E. Lee (about 400 feet away); Jackson in New Market (about 500 feet away); The Old Home of William F. Rupp (about 500 feet away); A Genuine Relic (about 600 feet away); The Henkel HouseReplica of a 19th Century Town Pump (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of New Market Academy and New Market Polytechnic Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
Also see . . .
1. Confederate Nurse at the Battle of New Market. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
2. Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 10, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.