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Near Fishers Hill in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Battle of Fishers Hill

 
 
The Battle of Fishers Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
1. The Battle of Fishers Hill Marker
Inscription.
Was fought on these bluffs
- September 22, 1864 -
Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's 60,000 Federals
attacked Gen. Jubal A. Early's 18,000
Confederates. Through the advantage of
overwhelming numbers, the Federals
won the victory.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.547′ N, 78° 23.875′ W. Marker is near Fishers Hill, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishers Hill VA 22626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Fisher's Hill ( approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fisher's Hill ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Fisher's Hill Battlefield ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Valley Pike ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Stoner-Keller House & Mill ( approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fisher's Hill ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Fisher's Hill
The Battle of Fishers Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
2. The Battle of Fishers Hill Marker
( approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fisher’s Hill ( approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishers Hill.
 
Regarding The Battle of Fishers Hill. This is one of several markers interpreting the Battle of Fisher's Hill. See the Battle of Fisher's Hill Virtual Tour by Markers linked below.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Fishers Hill. National Park Service summary of the battle. (Submitted on December 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Battle of Fisher's Hill Virtual Tour by Markers. Eight markers that document the battle of Fisher's Hill, September 20-21, 1864. (Submitted on December 16, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Defensive Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
3. Confederate Defensive Line
From the west end of the Confederate defenses on Fisher's Hill looking to the east. This is at a point some two miles west of the marker, on the Civil War Preservation Trust's Fisher's Hill Battlefield site. The Confederate divisions arrayed were, from west to east, Ramseur's (at this point), Pegram's, Gordon's and Wharton's.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,873 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 16, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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