Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War


Winchester

Second Battle of Winchester

The marker shows the movement of Confederate General Jubal Early in his march to outflank Union General Robert Milroy in 1863. Milroy's force was completely destroyed, clearing the way for Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania. The marker was placed in 1929 by the Virginia Conservation and Development Commission.

 

A marker on the First Battle of Winchester is a few yards to the north.

 

Directions and Location

The marker is south of Winchester, Virginia on the west side of the Valley Pike (U.S. 11) about 0.2 mile south of the interchange with Virginia Route 37. (39.12° N, 78.1971° W; see map)

 

Text from the marker

 

A8

Second Battle of
Winchester

***
On June 14, 1863, Jubal A.
Early moved west from
this point to attack
Federal Fortifications west
of Winchester.

 

Department of Conservation and Historic Resources 1938



Historical marker south of Winchester, Virginia, on Confederate General Jubal Early's march to outflank Union General Robert Milroy's forces in June of 1863.
(above) Historical marker south of Winchester, Virginia, on Confederate General Jubal Early's march to outflank Union General Robert Milroy's forces in June of 1863. (see larger view)





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