Near Lynnwood in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Port Republic Battlefield
Gen. T. J. "Stonewall Jackson"
defeated Gen. J. Shield’s vanguard
advancing from Elkton under Gen. R. O. Tyler
Federals engaged, 4500
killed, wounded, and missing, 551, captured, 450
Confederates engaged, 6000
Killed and wounded, 804
Erected 1926 by Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Markers Association series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 9, 1862.
Location. 38° 18.087′ N, 78° 46.03′ W. Marker is near Lynnwood, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Ore Bank Road and Mapleton Lane, on the left when traveling east on Ore Bank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Republic VA 24471, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Republic (here, next to this marker); Battle of Port Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Port Republic Port Republic Battlefield (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Point (approx. 2.3 miles away); North River Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Palmer Lot at Middle Ford (approx. 2.6 miles away); Port Republic Foundry (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynnwood.
More about this marker. The stone base and bronze tablet were originally located in the center of the gravel parking lot of Grace Memorial Church. The marker was destroyed on the evening of May 21, 2006 by a tractor-trailer attempting to turn around in the church parking lot. The CWPT and the SCV had been working to move the memorial to a safer location. Police were unable to locate the driver. The marker has since been rebuilt and relocated.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,986 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos: 1. submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on December 10, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on November 3, 2014, by William Bechmann of Cincinnati, OH - Ohio. 4, 5. submitted on September 13, 2015, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 6. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.