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Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Alabama

Battle's Brigade

 

— Third Battle of Winchester —

 
Alabama Monument Front image. Click for full size.
By Jay Richardson, August 22, 2020
1. Alabama Monument Front
Inscription.  (front)
During the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19, 1864, it was near this spot that Brig. Gen. Battle's Alabama Brigade reached their farthest advance.

Erected by the family of CDR. Craig A. Morin USNR (Ret.) 2019

(rear)
Maj. Gen. Robert Rodes' Division
Brig. Gen. Battle's Alabama Brigade
3rd Alabama Inf. Reg.
5th Alabama Inf. Reg.
6th Alabama Inf. Reg.
12th Alabama Inf. Reg.
61st Alabama Inf. Reg.
Brigade strength 1,028
Brigade casualties 276
 
Erected 2019 by Family of CDR. Craig A. Morin USNR (Ret.) 2019.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 11.958′ N, 78° 7.621′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Memorial can be reached from Redbud Road 0.9 miles east of Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling east. This monument is in the Third Winchester Battlefield Park at a trail junction near the historic site of Second Woods and west of Middle
Alabama Monument Rear image. Click for full size.
By Jay Richardson, August 22, 2020
2. Alabama Monument Rear
Field. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 541 Redbud Rd, Winchester VA 22603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ten Thousand Devils (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sheridan Renews The Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fury On The Fence Line (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. ¼ mile away); The Middle Field (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.3 miles away); Counterattack! (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
East Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Jay Richardson, August 22, 2020
3. East Side of Monument
West Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Jay Richardson, August 22, 2020
4. West Side of Monument
Alabama Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2020
5. Alabama Marker
Alabama Monument with the Middle Field and historic fence line seen at right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2020, by Jay Richardson of Martinsburg, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2020, by Jay Richardson of Martinsburg, West Virginia.   5. submitted on October 26, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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