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

Second Battle of Winchester

 
 
Second Battle of Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
1. Second Battle of Winchester Marker
Inscription. On June 14, 1863, Jubal A. Early moved west from this point to attack Federal fortifications west of Winchester.
 
Erected 1938 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number A 8.)
 
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 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Battle of Winchester (here, next to this marker); House of First Settler (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Battle of Kernstown (approx. 1.4 miles away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Second Battle of Winchester. National Parks summary of the battle. (Submitted on September 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Virginia State Markers A 8 and A 11 along the Valley Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 25, 2007
2. Virginia State Markers A 8 and A 11 along the Valley Pike
 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Early's March to the West image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
3. Early's March to the West
Marching far to the west around Winchester, Early's advance on the Federal flanks was masked by the low hills in the background. The City of Winchester is behind those hills on the far left.
 
 
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 1,304 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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