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New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Market Battlefield Park

 
 
New Market Battlefield Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
1. New Market Battlefield Park Marker
Inscription.
has been registered as a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark

pursuant to the authority vested in the
Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Act of 1966

[ Lower Marker : ]
This property has been
placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Location. 38° 39.709′ N, 78° 40.245′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is on George R. Collins Parkway (Virginia Route 305), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the entrance to the Hall of Valor at the New Market Battlefield State Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: New Market VA 22844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Died on the Field of Honor..." (a few steps from this marker); Baptism of Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bushong Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); “Good-bye, Lieutenant, I am killed.” (approx. mile away); This Rustic Pile (approx. mile away); Heroism in Defeat
Lower Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
2. Lower Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of New Market (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of New Market (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
Also see . . .
1. New Market Battlefield State Historic Park. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Extensive information about the May 15, 1864 Battle of New Market. (Submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
New Market Battlefield Park Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
3. New Market Battlefield Park Markers
New Market Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
4. New Market Markers
The markers are seen here to the left of the door to the museum.
Markers at the New Market Hall of Valor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
5. Markers at the New Market Hall of Valor
New Market Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 20, 2012
6. New Market Battlefield
This view of the New Market Battlefield is from the right end of the Union line. In front of the cannon is "The Field of Lost Shoes" which saw some of the fiercest fighting of the battle. The Bushong Farm is seen in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 30, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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