Battle of Front Royal

Battle of Front Royal (HMBW)

Location: Front Royal, VA 22630 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.363', W 78° 11.626'

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May 23, 1862, General Jackson surprised General Banks' forces in and around Front Royal, capturing many prisoners and army supplies and forcing Banks to flee in disorder out of the Shenandoah Valley into Maryland. This was the first move in Jackson's celebrated ?Valley Campaign'.
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HM NumberHMBW
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Markers Association series, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series.
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Year Placed1927
Placed ByWm Richardson Camp, U.C.V
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 3:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 743281 N 4311945
Decimal Degrees38.92271667, -78.19376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.363', W 78° 11.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 21.78" N, 78° 11' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-333 VA-55, Front Royal VA 22630, US
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