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New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

May 15, 1864

U.S.A.

 

— [The Battle of New Market] —

 
May 15, 1864 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
1. May 15, 1864 Marker
Inscription.  
Position of Major Henry Peale's 18th Connecticut Infantry, 350 men, skirmishers from Companies A & B suffered the first casualties in the battle.

1 man killed, 31 wounded and 24 missing.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 39.224′ N, 78° 40.499′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Memorial can be reached from George Collins Parkway (Virginia Route 305) half a mile north of West Old Cross Road (U.S. 211), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9500 George Collins Pkwy, 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. A different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named May 15, 1864 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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