Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution
the many soldiers of the
at Opequon Church
of whom only seven
Major John Gilkeson
Captain William Chipley
Captain Samuel Gilkeson
Captain James Simrall
Captain Samuel Vance
Captain William Vance
Private James Hamilton
Erected 1938 by Fort Loudoun Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 39° 8.354′ N, 78° 11.704′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Memorial is on Opequon Church Lane, on the right when traveling east. In the church cemetery on the east side. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 Opequon Church Lane, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Opequon Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); 1790 Stone Church (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Kernstown Kernstown Battles (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away); First Battle of Kernstown (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Second Battle of Kernstown (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,384 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.