Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Engagement Of Middletown
Here Stonewall Jackson, on May 24, 1862, attacked Banks retreating from Strasburg and forced him to divide his army.
Erected 1929 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number A-16.)
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 month for this entry is May 1910.
Location. 39° 1.822′ N, 78° 16.61′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 11) 0.1 miles north of First Street, on the right when traveling south. Located in front of the Wayside Inn. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7783 Main Street, Middletown VA 22645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Charles Russell Lowell (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Fort (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Shenandoah Valley / Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864 (about 600 feet away); Middletown Virginia The Toll of War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
Also see . . . The Running Fight/The Battle of Middletown - May 24, 1862. NPA Cedar Creek & Belle Grove National Historical Park Virginia website entry (Submitted on June 23, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. General Thomas J. Jackson, Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks
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