Battle of Fisher's Hill

Battle of Fisher's Hill (HMXYJ)

Location: Strasburg, VA 22657 Shenandoah County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.456', W 78° 24.051'

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After his defeat on 19 Sept. 1864 at the Third Battle of Winchester by Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early led his 9,500-man army here to Fisher's Hill, a favorite Confederate stronghold. Sheridan pursued, and on 22 Sept. attacked Early with most of his 30,000-man force. Brig. Gen. George Crook, with two divisions, struck Early's left flank about three miles west near Little North Mountain while Sheridan launched a general assault here on Early's center and right. The Confederates fled under the onslaught to Rockfish Gap. Early lost some 1,200 men, Sheridan about 530.
Marker NumberA 22
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 10:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 725162 N 4317134
Decimal Degrees38.97426667, -78.40085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.456', W 78° 24.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 27.36" N, 78° 24' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 29401-29467 Old Valley Pike, Strasburg VA 22657, US
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