Rude's Hill was reached by two divisions of Sheridan's Union cavalry following the Confederate General Jubal A. Early, on November 22, 1864. Early promptly took position on the hill to oppose them. The cavalry, charging across the flats, were repulsed in a sharp action and fell back northward.
Geographic Location: Shenandoah County
Physical Description of Location: 5332 Old Valley Pike (Route 11), New Market, VA 22844. Marker is on right when traveling south, across the road from CC Rosen Tires.
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