First Battle of Kernstown

First Battle of Kernstown (HM139)

Location: Winchester, VA 22602
Country: United States of America

N 39° 8.234', W 78° 11.436'

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Was fought here Sunday, March 23, 1862 Confederates under Gen. T.J. "Stonewall" Jackson attacked Federals under Gen. James Shields. The fighting was chiefly west of the road and continued from early afternoon until nightfall. When Jackson retired with—his first and only reverse—Confederates engaged 3,000, casualties 718. Federals engaged 8,000, casualties 590.
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HM NumberHM139
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Markers Association series
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:06am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 742820 N 4335764
Decimal Degrees39.13723333, -78.19060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 8.234', W 78° 11.436'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 8' 14.04" N, 78° 11' 26.16" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3199-3265 US-11, Winchester VA 22602, US
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