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Near 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, September 15, 2007
1. Second Battle of Winchester Marker
Somewhat weatherbeaten, B 19 is one of the older Virginia State Markers.
Inscription. Here Jubal A. Early, detached to attack the rear of Milroy, holding Winchester, crossed this road and moved eastward in the afternoon of June 15, 1863.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number B 19.)
 
Location. 39° 11.505′ N, 78° 12.904′ W. Marker is near Winchester, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glen Burnie (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Glen Burnie (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Second Battle of Winchester (approx. 2 miles away); Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd (approx. 2.3 miles away); First Battle of Winchester (approx. 2.4 miles away); Daniel Morgan House (approx. 2.5 miles away); Catherine B. Conrad (approx. 2.5 miles away); Little-Holiday House (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Second Battle of Winchester. National Parks Service battle summary. The flank march is detailed
Marker B 19 beside Northwestern Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
2. Marker B 19 beside Northwestern Pike
Early's march turned north in the valley beyond the marker, in a wide flanking maneuver.
in phase five. (Submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Early's Flanking March image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 15, 2007
3. Early's Flanking March
Early's forces marched down the valley on the left to their flanking positions. This photo was taken from Indian Hollow Road, looking south at the line of march. The line of march ran parallel to modern day Poorhouse Road.
 
 
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 1,153 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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