Near Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Cool Spring
July 18, 1864
Early & Crook
Erected by J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the Confederate Veterans.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 39° 9.043′ N, 77° 53.421′ W. Marker is near Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on Castleman Road (County Route 603), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at a sharp left turn of Castleman's Road. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wickliffe Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.5 miles away); Castlemanís Ferry Fight (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Battle of Cool Spring (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colonial Highway (approx. The Retreat (approx. 1.9 miles away); Appalachian Trail and Bears Den (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
More about this marker. This is one in a series of granite markers placed by the J.E.B. Stuart Chapter of the Confederate Veterans sometime in the 1890s to commemorate significant Civil War actions around Clarke County.
Regarding Battle of Cool Spring. The stone commemorates the Battle of Cool Springs, an action associated with General Early's raid on Washington, D.C.
Also see . . . Battle of Cool Spring. Detailed National Park Service summary of the battle breaking down the action into six phases. (Submitted on January 6, 2008, 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 January 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,574 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.