Stephenson in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Action at Stephenson’s Depot
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number A 1.)
Location. 39° 14.298′ N, 78° 6.484′ W. Marker is in Stephenson, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11) and Stephenson Road, on the right when traveling north on Martinsburg Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stephenson VA 22656, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Third Battle of Winchester (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Stephenson Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hopewell Friends Meeting House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rutherford's Farm (approx. John Rutherford's Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away); Battle of Rutherford's Farm (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Great Indian (and Wagon) Road (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hackwood Park (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stephenson.
Regarding Action at Stephenson’s Depot. The details of the action are described futher on a Civil War Trails marker to the south. At the site of this marker, the famous “Stonewall Brigade” took a blocking position between the railroad and the Martinsburg Pike.
Also see . . . Debacle at the Depot. (Submitted on September 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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