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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28VH_battle-of-cedar-creek-1864-a-war-memorial_Middletown-VA.html
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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27NI_bearing-the-brunt_Middletown-VA.html
On October 15, 1907, veterans of the 128th New York Regiment met on the Cedar Creek battlefield to dedicate the monument to their unit. These men, along with the rest of the 19th Corps, had borne the brunt of the Confederate attack against their p…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM27NE_eve-of-battle_Middletown-VA.html
On the night of October 18, 1864, tents sheltering part of General Philip Sheridan's 32,000 strong Union Army of the Shenandoah blanketed the fields before you. Numerous supply wagons stood around Belle Grove. Above the banks of Cedar Creek, more …
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In Memory of The Men of This Regiment Who Lost Their Lives at the Battle of Cedar Creek, October 19, 1864 Erected by Their Comrades and Friends Dedicated in 1907
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WL8_second-battle-of-winchester-historical_Winchester-VA.html
(preface) After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon Line into Pennsy…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WL7_constructing-star-fort-historical_Winchester-VA.html
Union Gen. Robert H. Milroy and his division entered Winchester on January 1, 1863. The abolitionist general, who vowed to enforce the Emancipation Proclamation aggressively, soon set to work strengthening the town's defenses. His soldiers rotated…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WL6_civil-war-earthworks-historical_Winchester-VA.html
During the Civil War, armies of both sides built earthwork fortifications of varying sizes and shapes. The star fort was one of the most difficult types to construct. Although the design afforded the defenders the potential to fire into an attacki…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WL5_second-battle-of-winchester-historical_Winchester-VA.html
While Union artillery from Star Fort dueled with Confederate gunners in West Fort on June 14, 1863, Winchester's civilians fretted for their safety. Some wondered if Union Gen. Robert H. Milroy would destroy Winchester by either burning or bombard…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1WL4_third-battle-of-winchester-historical_Winchester-VA.html
(preface) The fertile Shenandoah Valley was the "Breadbasket of the Confederacy" as well as an avenue of invasion. Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early's march north and his raid on Washington, D.C., in June-July 1864 alerted Union Gen. Ulysses S. Gra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1S08_cedar-creek-battlefield-and-belle-grove_Middletown-VA.html
Cedar Creek Battlefield and Belle Grove has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the jurisdiction of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the his…
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