Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Battle of Winchester
September 19, 1864
Erected 1964 by Virginia Civil War Commission.
Location. 39° 12.051′ N, 78° 9.339′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Martinsburg Pike (U.S. 11) and Brooke Road (Route 1322), on the right when traveling south on Martinsburg Pike. 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 walking distance of this 2nd Battle of Winchester (here, next to this marker); Fort Collier (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Collier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Washington in Winchester (was about 300 feet away but has been reported missing. ); Lt. Collierís Earthworks (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Collier (about 700 feet away); Third Battle of Winchester (about 800 feet away); The Cavalry Charge at Fort Collier (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
More about this marker. Next to this marker is a separate map detailing the actions outlined in the text. On the reverse is a map detailing the 2nd Battle of Winchester.
Regarding 3rd Battle of Winchester. One of several markers erected by the Civil War Commission as part of the “Circle Tour” of the Shenandoah Valley. The 2nd Winchester Marker in this series is actually on the reverse side of this one.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Third Winchester Battle Sites Virtual Tour by Markers
Also see . . . Third Battle of Winchester or Opequon. (Submitted on January 17, 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 17, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,659 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.