New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of General Robert E. Lee
This tablet erected May 21, 1952 by the Breckinridge Chapter of The United Daughters of the Confederacy and given by the granddaughter of Dr. Casper C. Henkel, surgeon of General "Stonewall" Jackson's staff.
General Jackson, seated upon his horse, 'Little Sorrel' reviewed his troops as they passed this corner.
Erected 1952 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 21, 1862.
Location. 38° 38.871′ N, 78° 40.3′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on South Congress Street (U.S. 11) near East Old Cross Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9386 South 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. Jackson in New Market (a few steps from this marker); Gen. John Sevier The Henkel House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Garland Jefferson (about 400 feet away); Replica of a 19th Century Town Pump (about 500 feet away); Site of New Market Academy and New Market Polytechnic Institute (about 600 feet away); Paul Henkel (about 800 feet away); The Old Home of William F. Rupp (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
Also see . . .
1. Shenandoah Battlefields Foundation. (Submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
2. National Park Service - Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District. (Submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 335 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 11, 2018, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. 5. submitted on January 23, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.