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

Battle of Fisher's Hill

 
 
Battle of Fisher's Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
1. Battle of Fisher's Hill Marker
Inscription. Here Early's Adjutant-General, A.S. Pendleton, while attempting to check Sheridan's advance, was mortally wounded, September 22, 1864.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A 23.)
 
Location. 38° 57.956′ N, 78° 24.614′ W. Marker is near Fishers Hill, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11) and Millner Road (County Route 644), on the right when traveling north on Old Valley Pike. 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. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fisher's Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Fishers Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fisher's Hill Battlefield (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stoner-Keller House & Mill (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fisher’s Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Fisher’s Hill
Battle of Fisher's Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
2. Battle of Fisher's Hill Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fisher’s Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fishers Hill.
 
Regarding Battle of Fisher's 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 Fisher's 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 Retreat Becomes Route image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 1, 2007
3. Confederate Retreat Becomes Route
As the Federal forces overwhelmed the Confederate line along Fisher's Hill, the retreat became a route. Generals Gordon, Pegram, and Ramseur attempted first to reform their divisions near Round Hill (just north of present day Mount Olive Road (Route 651). As part of the rallying efforts Colonel Alexander "Sandie" Pendleton was wounded. He would die the next day in Woodstock, VA.
 
 
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 1,397 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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