Near Stanley in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Stonewall Jackson's Marches
Jackson's Valley Campaign supplied the lean Confederacy with captured materials of war. His victories resulted in many Union troops being withheld from the first sustained campaign against Richmond, for the defense of Washington, D.C.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 32.044′ N, 78° 25.358′ W. Marker is near Stanley, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Fishers Gap Overlook in Shenandoah National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley VA 22851, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Guarding the Past (approx. ¼ mile away); Getting to know the air you breathe! (approx. one mile away); Big Meadows Lodge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dark HollowNational Park Service CCC Camps (approx. 1.3 miles away); Iron Mike (approx. 1.4 miles away); Skyline Drive Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 1½ miles away).
Regarding Stonewall Jackson's Marches. This marker is one of several detailing Civil War activities in Page County, Virginia. Please see the Page County Civil War Markers link below.
Also see . . .
1. Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862. From The Confederate Military History, Volume 3, Chapter XIV (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Photos, Art Work, and Music. Courtesy "YouTube":: an encellent tribute in photos, art work, and music to Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson. (Submitted on February 14, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Page County Civil War Markers. (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. Avenue of Armies: Civil War Sites of Luray and Page County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 20, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,866 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on September 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.