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Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Collier

 
 
Fort Collier Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
1. Fort Collier Marker
Inscription. Just to the east, a redoubt known as Fort Collier was built by Joseph E. Johnston in 1861. Early’s left rested here during the Third Battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864.
 
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-4.)
 
Location. 39° 12.1′ N, 78° 9.31′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Martinsburg Turnpike (U.S. 11) and Brooke Road (Route 1322), on the right when traveling south on Martinsburg Turnpike. Touch for map. Across the street from Fort Collier Civil War Center. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22603, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Washington in Winchester (was here, next to this marker but has been reported missing. ); a different marker also named Fort Collier (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Battle of Winchester (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Battle of Winchester (about 300 feet away); Lt. Collier’s Earthworks (about 300 feet away); a different marker also
A 4 and Q 4c Stand Beside The Martinsburg Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
2. A 4 and Q 4c Stand Beside The Martinsburg Pike
named Fort Collier (about 500 feet away); The Cavalry Charge at Fort Collier (about 600 feet away); Third Battle of Winchester (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Regarding Fort Collier. A series of interpretive markers are located at the Fort Collier Civil War Center, which describe the fort in detail.
 
Also see . . .
1. Fort Collier Civil War Center. (Submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Fort Collier, Third Winchester, Virginia. From the Civil War Preservation Trust. (Submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Fort Collier Nomination to National Register of Historic Places. Details the Issac Stine House, which stands on the grounds of the fort, and the earthworks. (Submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Looking Across the Highway at Fort Collier image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
3. Looking Across the Highway at Fort Collier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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