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Near Harrisonburg in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Cross Keys

 
 
Battle of Cross Keys Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 25, 2007
1. Battle of Cross Keys Marker
Inscription. Three miles south, on Mill Creek, Jackson’s rearguard, under Ewell, was attacked by Freemont, June 8, 1862. Trimble, of Ewell’s command, counterattacked, driving the Unionists back. Jackson, with the rest of his army, was near Port Republic awaiting the advance of shields up the east bank of the Shenandoah River.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number D-6.)
 
Location. 38° 23.513′ N, 78° 48.602′ W. Marker is near Harrisonburg, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) and Cross Keys Road (Virginia Route 276) on Spotswood Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harrisonburg VA 22801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also
Battle of Cross Keys Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 25, 2007
2. Battle of Cross Keys Marker
named The Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 3 miles away); Cross Keys Battlefield (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cross Keys (approx. 3 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,472 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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