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Berkeley Springs in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

"Stonewall" Jackson Hill

 
 
"Stonewall" Jackson Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. "Stonewall" Jackson Hill Marker
Marker is in a dangerous location on a curve with no parking area.
Inscription.  From this point, "Stonewall" Jackson shelled Hancock, Md., Jan 5, 1862. After destroying supplies, the B&O Railway track and the bridge over the Great Cacapon, Jackson marched his army of 8,500 men to Romney and captured it, January 14.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) marker series.
 
Location. 39° 41.399′ N, 78° 11.184′ W. Marker is in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 522 and River Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 522. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); Siding and Packing House Site (approx. half a mile away in Maryland); The Tonoloways (approx. 0.6 miles away in Maryland); Hancock (approx. 0.6 miles away in Maryland); a different marker also named Hancock (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Hancock's Orchard Industry
"Stonewall" Jackson Hill image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. "Stonewall" Jackson Hill
US 522 bridge crossing the Potomac River to Hancock, MD.
(approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Hancock in the Canal Era (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland); Joseph Hancock, Jr. (approx. 0.7 miles away in Maryland).
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,492 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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