Near Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
William and Susan Vodrey,
Erected by Blue and Gray Education Society, Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation, and Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation.
Location. 39° 1.282′ N, 78° 17.354′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Valley Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monte Vista (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Battle of Cedar Creek Vermont at Cedar Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. ¼ mile away); Heater House (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Cauldron (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
More about this marker. On the left side of the marker is a photograph captioned 9th Vermont Infantry on the march. On the right side of the marker is a portrait captioned Confederate Major General Stephen D. Ramseur. Ramseur led his men across these fields and was mortally wounded later in the day. He died at Belle Grove.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Cedar Creek. Civil War Preservation Trust (Submitted on January 27, 2009.)
2. America’s Civil War: George Custer and Stephen Ramseur. America's Civil War magazine article about Ramseur. (Submitted on January 27, 2009.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,050 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.