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Battle of Port Republic JD-10 | Marker History

Battle of Port Republic Marker, JD-10

Battle of Port Republic JD-10 The cross road here roughly divides the Confederate and Union lines in the battle of June 9, 1862. Jackson attacked Shields, coming southward to join Fremont, but was repulsed. Reinforced by Ewell, Jackson attacked again and drove Shields from the field. At the same time he burned the bridge at Port Republic, preventing Fremont from coming to Shields' aid.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1941
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Rockingham County
Physical Description of Location: SE Side Highway (US 340) at intersection with Ore Bank Road, Port Republic, VA 24471.
GPS Location: 38.3020919350,-78.7671619920
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