Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Third Battle of Winchester
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-4.)
Location. 39° 11.098′ N, 78° 9.38′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is on National Avenue (State Highway 7), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Just inside the entrance to the Winchester National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 National Avenue, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 123rd Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 14th New Hampshire Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 114th New York Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Army Corps (about Thirty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away); 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry (about 500 feet away); Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers (about 500 feet away); 13th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Memorials in the Winchester National Cemetery
Also see . . .
1. Third Battle of Winchester or Opequon. The action described on the marker falls between phase 9 and 10 in this National Parks Service summary. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Winchester National Cemetery. Some details of the history of the cemetery. Includes a listing of the 15 memorials in the cemetery. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Winchester National Cemetery. Of note are the gravestones of J.V. Simms and Ezekial Ashcraft. Both are identified as Confederates, which were almost never allowed internment in a National Cemetery (due to pressure from Union veterans organizations). However, (Submitted on September 23, 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 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,302 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.