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

Rude’s Hill

 
 
Rude’s Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
October 17, 2020
1. Rude’s Hill Marker
Inscription.  Stonewall Jackson’s camp ground April 2–16, 1862; his headquarters at the foot of this hill. Colonel John Francis Neff, Commander 33rd Regiment, Stonewall Brigade, born and buried near here.
 
Erected 1927 by The Shenandoah Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
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 United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 38° 42.157′ N, 78° 38.922′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11) south of Caverns Road at Exit 269 (Interstate 81), on the right when traveling south. 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 6 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rude’s Hill Action (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rude's Hill (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Rude’s Hill (a few steps from this marker); Cavalry Engagement
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October 17, 2020
2. Rude’s Hill Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Noah Richard Proctor (approx. half a mile away); Summers & Koontz Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
More about this marker. This brass tablet is one of five Civil War markers at a pull-off on Route 11 between New Market and Mount Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  “Beside Still Water” Rude’s Hill in the Shenandoah March 28, 1862. Image of John Paul Strain’s print. (Submitted on December 6, 2006.) 
 
Additional keywords. General Thomas J. Jackson
 
Northwest View from Rude's Hill image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 26, 2006
3. Northwest View from Rude's Hill
Two large satellite dishes peek out from the trees in the distance.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 12,038 times since then and 260 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020.   3. submitted on December 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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