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Front Royal in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Capture of Front Royal

 
 
Capture of Front Royal Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
1. Capture of Front Royal Marker
Inscription. Stonewall Jackson, Moving against Banks, captured this town from a Union force under Colonel Kenly, May 23, 1862.
 
Erected 1927 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-8.)
 
Location. 38° 55.071′ N, 78° 11.574′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is on Main Street east of Royal Avenue (U.S. 340), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the Courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Warren County World War I & II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Warren County 9/11 Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Warren County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
 
Regarding Capture of Front Royal. This marker is one of several from a driving tour of the Front Royal Battlefield. The markers are listed in sequence on the Battle of Front Royal Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
 
Also see . . .
Capture of Front Royal and Courthouse Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 29, 2006
2. Capture of Front Royal and Courthouse Markers

1. The Battle of Front Royal Website - Brother Against Brother. (Submitted on October 6, 2006.)
2. Battle of Front Royal Virtual Tour by Markers. (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Additional keywords. General Thomas J. Jackson, Colonel John R. Kenly, Major-General Nathaniel P. Banks
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,636 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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