Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-26.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 15, 1863.
Location. 38° 42.152′ N, 78° 38.919′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Old Valley Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market VA 22844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rude’s Hill (a few steps from this marker); Rude’s Hill Action (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rude's Hill (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rude’s Hill (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Noah Richard Proctor (approx. half a mile away); Summers & Koontz Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away); DuPont at Rude’s Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
More about this marker. The original marker from the 1920s with this same title and number was designed to be read from a moving car slowing down for a look. It read, “Near this point the First Virginia Cavalry and the First New York Cavalry fought an engagement November 17, 1863.”
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2007. This page has been viewed 2,368 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on September 30, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on January 27, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on December 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.