Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
End Of Sheridan’s Ride
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-14.)
Location. 39° 2.79′ N, 78° 15.536′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Valley Pike (U.S. 11) and Rienzi Knoll Lane, on the right when traveling south on Valley Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown VA 22645, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cedar Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Middletown (approx. 1.2 miles away); Engagement Of Middletown (approx. 1½ miles away); Colonel Charles Russell Lowell (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
Regarding End Of Sheridan’s Ride. The Cedar Creek battlefield is interpreted by several markers. See the Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
Also see . . .
1. The Poem, “Sheridan’s Ride”. by Thomas Buchanan Read. (Submitted on October 3, 2006.)
2. The Truth About Sheridan’s Ride. (Submitted on October 3, 2006.)
3. Start of Sheridan's Ride. The start point of the much romanticized ride was in Winchester. (Submitted on October 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. Cedar Creek CMH Staff Ride. The location where Sheridan rallied the Union troops is stop 11 of the Center of Military History staff ride of the Cedar Creek Battlefield. (Submitted on November 5, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
5. Battle of Cedar Creek Virtual Tour by Markers. The related markers here follow a tour of the Cedar Creek Battlefield, October 19, 1864. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
6. Battle of Cedar Creek Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust site detailing preservation efforts at the battlefield. The site includes a wealth of background information on the battle and an animated map. (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. General Philip H. Sheridan
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,832 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 3, 2006, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 18, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.