Near Stanley in Page County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Stonewall Jackson's Marches
Jackson's Valley Campaign supplied the lean Confederacy with captured materials of war. His victories resulted in many Union troops being withheld from the first sustained campaign against Richmond, for the defense of Washington, D.C.
Location. 38° 32.044′ N, 78° 25.358′ W. Marker is near Stanley, Virginia, in Page County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Fishers Gap Overlook in Shenandoah National Park. Marker is in this post office area: Stanley VA 22851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jackson's Last Mountain Crossing (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Guarding the Past (approx. ¼ mile away); Getting to know the air you breathe! (approx. one mile away); Big Meadows Lodge (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dark Hollow (approx. 1.1 miles away); National Park Service CCC Camps Iron Mike (approx. 1.4 miles away); Skyline Drive Historic District (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanley.
Regarding Stonewall Jackson's Marches. This marker is one of several detailing Civil War activities in Page County, Virginia. Please see the Page County Civil War Markers link below.
Also see . . .
1. Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862. From The Confederate Military History, Volume 3, Chapter XIV (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Photos, Art Work, and Music. Courtesy "YouTube":: an encellent tribute in photos, art work, and music to Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson. (Submitted on February 14, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
3. Page County Civil War Markers. (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. Avenue of Armies: Civil War Sites of Luray and Page County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 20, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,528 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on September 10, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.