Focus of ContentionMartinsburg, strategically located on the Valley Turnpike, (present day U.S. Route 11) and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, was a major transportation center and the northern gateway to the Shenandoah Valley. Both sides contested for it frequently during the war, and it changed hands many times.
|Series||This marker is part of the West Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||West Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 12:24am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 244966 N 4371607|
|Decimal Degrees||39.45628333, -77.96411667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 27.377', W 77° 57.847'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 27' 22.62" N, 77° 57' 50.82" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||304, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-111 W King St, Martinsburg WV 25401, US|
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