Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Battle of New Market
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, and the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series lists.
Location. 38° 39.967′ N, 78° 39.984′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on George Collin Parkway aka Miller Lane (Virginia Route 305) near Interstate 81, exit 264 west (U.S. 211), in the median. It is on the grounds of the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park, north the Bushlong house, at the end of the lane. 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 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Heroism in Defeat (a few steps from this marker); This Rustic Pile (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Good-bye, Lieutenant, I am killed.” The Bushong Farm (approx. ¼ mile away); 54th Pennsylvania Monument (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of New Market by markers.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of New Market, Va (May 15, 1864). Description of the battle by John D. Imboden, Brigadier-General, C.S.A. (Submitted on September 27, 2006.)
2. Sigel In The Shenandoah Valley In 1864. Essay by Franz Sigel, Major-General, U.S.V. (Submitted on September 27, 2006.)
3. Cadets in the Fray. Part of a larger piece entitled "How Young They Were" from the book The Civil War, Strange and Fascinating Facts by Burke Davis (Submitted on September 27, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,065 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 5. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.