"Packed with Confederate wounded"The Taylor Hotel was a major stopping point for travelers because of its location on the Valley Turnpike and also was the center of town life. During the war, it was the headquarters for several commanders, including Confederate Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson, who came here in November 1861. His stay was short-lived, however. Disturbed by throngs eager to meet the celebrated "Stonewall," he moved days later to the privacy of the Lewis T. Moore house (now the Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters Museum).
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|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||Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 744847 N 4341046|
|Decimal Degrees||39.18420000, -78.16526667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 11.052', W 78° 9.916'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 11' 3.12" N, 78° 9' 54.96" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9 Court Square, Winchester VA 22601, US|
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