Gravestones of VMI CadetsOf the 257 cadets from Virginia Military Institute who fought in the Battle of New Market, ten were either killed outright or later died of their wounds. Their legacy of service and sacrifice has inspired each successive generation of cadets. Since 1866, a commemorative ceremony has been held at VMI each year on May 15, the anniversary of the battle. The Corps of Cadets assembles on the parade ground, and the names of the ten New Market cadets are called. With each name, a cadet in the ranks responds, "Died on the Field of Honor, Sir."
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|Placed By||Shenandoah at War and Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:25am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 702651 N 4281806|
|Decimal Degrees||38.66166667, -78.67088333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 39.7', W 78° 40.253'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 39' 42.00" N, 78° 40' 15.18" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8895 George R Collins Pkwy, New Market VA 22844, US|
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