Near Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution
In Memory of the many soldiers of the Revolution interred at Opequon Church of whom only seven are known.
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 these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) 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. 1790 Stone Church (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of William Hoge (1660 - 1749) and His Wife Barbara Hume Hoge (1670 - 1745) Opequon Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away); Kernstown Battles (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Kernstown (about 300 feet away); Second Battle of Kernstown (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,578 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 21, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 2, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3, 4. submitted on July 15, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.