Near this place on June 15, 1863, Confederate troops of General Edward “Allegheny” Johnson’s Division attacked and routed General Robert Milroy’s Union Army during its retreat from Winchester. The short, pre-dawn battle resulted in the capture of Milroy’s wagon train and more than 2300 Union prisoners. From here, the Confederate Army advanced into Pennsylvania where it suffered defeat two weeks later at Gettysburg.
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: Southeast corner of intersection of Martinsville Pike (Route 11) and Stephenson Road (State Route 664) in Stonewall, VA 22656. Marker is on right when traveling North on Route 11.
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