The "Last Straw" Between Jackson and Ashby
— 1862 Valley Campaign —Nearly a month after the battle of Kernstown, Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's command had worked its way south "up" the Valley to join Gen. Richard S. Ewell's division near Conrad's Store (Elkton). To secure this haven for reorganization, on April 19, 1862, Jackson dispatched his mapmaker Jedediah Hotchkiss, to burn the three bridges over the South Fork of the Shenandoah River in Page County.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 709654 N 4267044|
|Decimal Degrees||38.52711667, -78.59490000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 31.627', W 78° 35.694'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 31' 37.62" N, 78° 35' 41.64" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5701-5917 State Rte 650, Shenandoah VA 22849, US|
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