Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

Harrisonburg

End of the Campaign A35

A Virginia historical marker to the End of 'Stonewall' Jackson's 1862 Valley Campaign was erected in 1941 by the Virginia Conservation Commission.

 

Location and directions

The marker is on the south side of Harrisonburg, Virginia on the west side of South Main Street 0.5 mile south of Port Reublic Road, 0.33 mile north of Pleasant Hill Road, and just north of the railroad crossing. (38.429237° N, 78.885383° W; see map)

 

Location and directions

 

A35

End of the Campaign

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Here Stonewall Jackson, retreating

up the Valley before the converging

columns of Fremont and Shields, turned

at bay, June 1862. A mile southeast

Jackson’s cavalry commander, Ashby,

was killed, June 6. At Cross Keys, six

miles southeast, Ewell of Jackson’s

army defeated Freemont, June 8. Near

Port Republic, ten miles southeast,

Jackson defeated Shields, June 9.

This was the end of Jackson’s Valley

Campaign.


Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission.

 


Historical marker to the End of the Campaign - A35 in Harrisonburg, Virginia (above) Historical marker for the End of the Campaign in Harrisonburg, Virginia




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