Combat in the Front Yard
— Battle of Front Royal May 23, 1862 —Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Maryland and Louisiana troops had steadily pushed Col. John R. Kenly's 1st Maryland Infantry (US) north, despite occasionally fierce street fighting, until they reached this point. The Confederates halted abruptly when Union artillery and infantry on Richardson's Hill opened fire.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 2:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 743359 N 4312797|
|Decimal Degrees||38.93036667, -78.19256667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 55.822', W 78° 11.554'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 55' 49.32" N, 78° 11' 33.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||540, 703|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 901-999 Warren Ave, Front Royal VA 22630, US|
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