Winchester in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Battle of Winchester
Erected 2006 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number A-11.)
Location. 39° 7.057′ N, 78° 11.956′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Valley Pike (U.S. 11) and Prosperity Lane on Valley Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3880 Valley Pike, Winchester VA 22602, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Second Battle of Winchester (here, next to this marker); House of First Settler (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Battle of Kernstown In Memory of the Many Soldiers of the Revolution (approx. 1.5 miles away); 1790 Stone Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Opequon Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); Kernstown Battles (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Kernstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kernstown (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Regarding First Battle of Winchester. This marker replaces a previous A-11 also titled “First Battle of Winchester,” which simply read, “The main body of Stonewall Jackson’s army halted here to rest in the early morning of May 25, 1862.”
Also see . . . First Battle of Winchester. National Parks Service summary of the battle. (Submitted on September 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.