On the hill to the west, Stonewall Jackson late in the afternoon of March 23, 1862 attacked the Union force under Shields holding Winchester. After a fierce action, Jackson, who was greatly outnumbered, withdrew southward, leaving his dead on the field. These were buried next day by citizens of Winchester.
Geographic Location: Frederick County
Physical Description of Location: 220 State Route 706, Winchester, VA 22602. Marker is located on cul-de-sac at end of Route 706. Route 706 is a right hand turn when traveling south on Route 11.
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