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

New Market Battlefield Park

 
 
New Market Battlefield Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
1. New Market Battlefield Park Marker
Inscription.  
New Market
Battlefield Park

has been registered as a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark

pursuant to the authority vested in the
Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Act of 1966

This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1966.
 
Location. 38° 39.709′ N, 78° 40.245′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on George R. Collins Parkway (Virginia Route 305), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the entrance to the Hall of Valor at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Died on the Field of Honor…" (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of New Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Baptism of Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bushong Farm
New Market Battlefield Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. New Market Battlefield Park Markers
The set of plaques used to include a plaque from the Town of New Market.
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); “Good-bye, Lieutenant, I am killed.” (approx. ¼ mile away); This Rustic Pile (approx. ¼ mile away); Heroism in Defeat (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of New Market (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
Also see . . .
1. New Market Battlefield State Historic Park. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Extensive information about the May 15, 1864 Battle of New Market. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
New Market Battlefield Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 17, 2020
3. New Market Battlefield Park Marker
Markers at the New Market Hall of Valor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
4. Markers at the New Market Hall of Valor
New Market Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
5. New Market Battlefield
This view of the New Market Battlefield is from the right end of the Union line. In front of the cannon is "The Field of Lost Shoes" which saw some of the fiercest fighting of the battle. The Bushong Farm is seen in the distance.
New Market Battlefield Park image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2017
6. New Market Battlefield Park
The historic Bushong Farm is the key landmark at the New Market Battlefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4, 5. submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   6. submitted on April 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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