Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters, April 19-30, 1862
— 1862 Valley Campaign —Less than a month after his defeat at Kernstown, Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson retired to the Elk Run Valley to rest his troops and plan for the spring campaign. With his men camped all along Elk Run and into Swift Run Gap, Jackson made his headquarters here in Elkton (then Conrad's Store). Jackson used this house, then the residence of the widow of John Argabright. According to staff member Henry Kyd Douglas, Jackson's room was empty of furniture except for a thin mattress on the floor.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 10:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 708159 N 4253891|
|Decimal Degrees||38.40903333, -78.61595000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 24.542', W 78° 36.957'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 24' 32.52" N, 78° 36' 57.42" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 554-564 E Rockingham St, Elkton VA 22827, US|
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