The Battle of New Market

The Battle of New Market (HM359)

Location: New Market, VA 22844 Shenandoah County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 39.967', W 78° 39.984'

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The Battle of New Market was fought here Sunday morning, May 15, 1864. The Confederates under Gen. J. C. Breckinridge were victorious over the Federals under Gen. Franz Sigel. The decisive incident of the battle was the heroic capture of the Federal battery by the V.M.I. cadets.
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HM NumberHM359
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Markers Association series, and the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series.
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 8:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 703029 N 4282310
Decimal Degrees38.66611667, -78.66640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 39.967', W 78° 39.984'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 39' 58.02" N, 78° 39' 59.04" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1607-1699 I-81, New Market VA 22844, US
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