Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Battle of Winchester
September 19, 1864
Erected 1964 by Virginia Civil War Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1779.
Location. 39° 12.059′ N, 78° 9.333′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2nd Battle of Winchester (here, next to this marker); 2nd Battle of Winchester / 3rd Battle of Winchester (here, next to this marker); Fort Collier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington in Winchester (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Collier (about 400 feet away); Lt. Collier’s Earthworks (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Collier (about 600 feet away); Third Battle of Winchester (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
More about this marker. Next to this marker is a separate map detailing the actions outlined in the text. On the reverse is a map detailing the 2nd Battle of Winchester.
Regarding 3rd Battle of Winchester. One of several markers erected by the Civil War Commission as part of the “Circle Tour” of the Shenandoah Valley. The 2nd Winchester Marker in this series is actually on the reverse side of this one.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Third Winchester Battle Sites Virtual Tour by Markers
Also see . . . Third Battle of Winchester or Opequon. National Park Service summary of the battle. (Submitted on January 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,875 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on August 23, 2020. Photos: 1. submitted on November 7, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.