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  New Market Battlefield Virtual Tour
May 15, 1864: Sigel was stopped at New Market by Confederate forces under Breckinridge and Imboden.
Courageous participation by young cadets from Virginia Military Institute was a unique part of this battle.
The Confederate victory at New Market kept much of the Shenandoah Valley in Confederate hands temporarily.
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  Market
Battle of New Market The Battle of New Market was a Shenandoah Valley.
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 Encyclopedia: Battle of New Market   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of New Market was a battle fought on May 15, 1864, in Virginia during Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War.
Battle of Piedmont Conflict American Civil War Date June 5-6, 1864 Place Augusta County Result Union victory Following Franz Sigels defeat at New Market on May 15, 1864, Union forces under Maj....
General Sigel staged a rapid retreat northward to Strasburg, leaving the field and the Valley to General Breckinridge's army and the exuberant VMI cadets.
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 New Market Area Chamber of Commerce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
New Market is located at the southernmost part of Shenandoah County in the Valley of the Shenandoah River.
New Market’s place in history became secure on May 15, 1864, when Federal troops were routed by the Confederates in a see-saw battle fought in the mud and the rain in the streets as well as west and north of town.
The Battle of New Market is especially known for the courageous action of 257 teenage cadets from the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia.
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 Battle of New Market in the Civil War
The Battle of New Market (Virginia) The Battle of New Market (Virginia)--The VMI Corps of Cadets fought as a unit at the Battle of New Market, Virginia, on May 15, 1864.
Battle of New Market, Virginia (May 15, 1864) New Market Staff Ride Cadets in the Fray--The most celebrated schoolboy performance of the war was the baptism of fire of the Virginia Military Institute Cadet Corps at the Battle of New Market, Virginia-the only such instance in the war.
The Battle of New Market (Virginia)--The VMI Corps of Cadets fought as a unit at the Battle of New Market, Virginia, on May 15, 1864.
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 New Market, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
New Market is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia.
On May 15, 1864, New Market was the site of the Battle of New Market - a battle in the Valley Campaigns of 1864 in the American Civil War.
New Market is located at 38°38'40" North, 78°40'24" West (38.644472, -78.673403)
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 Overview
The Battle of New Market Heights, Henrico County, Virginia, fought on September 29, 1864, remains among the lesser known engagements of the Civil War.
New Market Heights was part of a larger operation planned and directed by Union Major General Benjamin F.
The attack at New Market Heights forever established the fighting spirit of the African-American soldier.
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 New Market Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Virginia Military Institute's New Market Medal was established by the VMI Board of Visitors at whose discretion it is awarded.
The medal was conceived as a tribute to the VMI Corps of Cadets that fought at the 1864 Battle of New Market and recognizes those exceptional individuals who have demonstrated in their lives the qualities of duty, honor, devotion, and leadership that characterized the members of the 1864 Corps.
It was at New Market, Virginia, on May 15, 1864, that the VMI Corps of Cadets became the only college student body in the nation's history to fight as a unit in pitched battle.
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 New Georgia Encyclopedia: Marietta
Marietta grew in population, and the legislature enacted a new charter on January 22, 1852, creating a town form of government with a mayor and council.
Near the end of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth century, the Marietta elite established a number of cotton, flour, paper, and marble mills, along with chair factories and machine works.
At the start of a new century, the people of Marietta appeared divided along ethnic and class lines.
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 New Market Virginia Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In 1806, German settlers established a printing and publishing business that was a foundation of New Market industry into the mid 19th century and by 1835, the Town had become a commercial and industrial center boasting a population of 700.
That battle is reenacted each year in mid-May, on the grounds of the Hall of Valor Civil War Museum in New Market.
In 1972, the Town of New Market was designated a Historic District by the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission and registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark, and the Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places, which is maintained by the National Park Service.
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 Self-Guided Tour
The participation of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) cadets and the success of the other Virginia troops in defending their homes give the battle an added poignancy; the endurance, courage, and dedication of the Federals can be an equal source of pride.
The Battle of New Market was the first of a series of engagement's place in the summer and fall of 1864 that destroyed Confederate power in the Shenandoah Valley.
The battle may be summarized as a Federal movement to contact, Confederate defense and counterattack, and a hasty Federal withdrawal.
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 The 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment
The regiment was engaged at the Battle of Winchester on June 15, 1863.
The 18th Connecticut was engaged in the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864.
The regiment was engaged at the Battle of Kernstown on July 24, 1864.
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The May 15, 1864 battle was actually fought in the streets of New Market, as well as west and north of town on the Bushong Farm, preserved today as New Market Battlefield Historical Park (540-740-3101, www.vmi.edu/museum/nm).
It was once part of the 1749 plantation of Valentine Sevier (father of New Market founder John Sevier), and ground that was part of the Civil War Battle of New Market.
Town of New Market: 540-740-3432, www.newmarketvirginia.com ((for Info Boxes)) Events The New Market Battlefield Re-enactment is held in mid-May (540-740-3101), and Heritage Days are the fourth weekend in October (540-740-3212), and Trivia The name New Market comes from the English racetrack of the same name.
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 Battle of New Market site photos
The Bushong family stayed in the ground floor kitchen during the battle; afterwards, the house and barn were used as temporary hospitals.
The lone cannon in the foreground marks the position of von Klieser's New York Battery, overrun by the Cadets.
The Bushong farm and the surrounding portions of the battlefield that include the scenes of the heaviest fighting were purchased by VMI alumnus George R. Collins in 1944.
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 The Pentagon Dishonors VMI’s New Market Heroes by Jacob G. Hornberger
Battle of New Market in the spring of 1864, especially the 10 cadets who were killed during that battle.
After all, let’s not forget that the VMI cadets at New Market, along with the other Confederate soldiers who were fighting alongside them, were opposing the invasion of their homeland by the U.S. government.
The Battle of New Market and, for that matter, the U.S. government’s deliberate destruction of the Shenandoah Valley have
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 Newsletter Article 14   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
This issue will describe the Battle of New Market, Virginia, on May 15, 1864, in which a battalion of VMI cadets marched from Lexington to New Market to engage Union forces.
On May 10th VMI received orders from General Breckenridge to road march from Lexington north to New Market (about 80 miles) to join his forces as possible reinforcements for an eminent battle with Sigel’s Union forces.
Selected cadets at a special roll call snap their replies as the names of the New Market casualties are called: "Dead on the field of honor, sir.
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 Event Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Battle of New Market was an actual battle fought by the 1st WV Infantry.
It is also the battle that was fought by the cadets from VMI who were mostly teenage boys at the time.
I think the original members of the First WV Infantry would be proud to see this flag flying in the wind on the actual battlefield of New Market, Virginia where they historically fought.
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 Dispatch Depot Message Board - The third Confederate advance north of Virginia - and associated trivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The battle of the Monocacy (which took place just east of Frederick, MD) took place on July 9, 1864, but its origins can be traced as far back, and as far away, as the defeat of Franz Sigel at the battle of New Market in the Shenandoah Valley on May 15 of that year.
Following Sigel's somewhat humiliating defeat at New Market by a much smaller force including young cadets from VMI and Sigel's subsequent withdrawal to the Winchester area, Sigel was replaced as commander of the Federal forces in the Shenandoah by General David Hunter.
Realizing that his men were exhausted from the rigors of the previous day's battle and the effects of the long march, he called a halt for the night.
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 Battles and Battlefields of the Shenandoah Valley
Although the Confederates suffered more casualties than their counterparts the Battle of McDowell was a victory for the South.
After a running battle on the 24th along the Valley Turnpike from Middletown to Newtown (Stephens City), Banks made a stand on the heights south of Winchester.
Jackson's victories infused new hope and enthusiasm for the Confederate cause, and materially contributed to the defeat of McClellan's campaign against Richmond.
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 Battle Of Fort Pillow   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Battles And Campaigns - 1864 Attack On USS Underwriter Attack on New Bern Meridian Campaign - Return To Vicksburg Maridian Campaign - Union Troopers Retreat Battle of Olustee Battle of Fort Pillow...
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The Battle of Fort Pillow (April 12, 1864) In April 1864, the Union garrison at Fort Pillow, a Confederate-built earthen fortification and a Union-built inner redoubt, overlooking the Mississippi...
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 Virginia Civil War Battle Chaffin's Farm American Civil War
After initial Union successes at New Market Heights and Fort Harrison, the Confederates rallied and contained the breakthrough.
Of the sixteen African-Americans who were awarded the Medal of Honor during the Civil War, fourteen received the honor as a result of their actions at New Market Heights.
New Market Heights was part of a larger operation planned and directed by Union Major General Benjamin F. Butler.
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 Virginia Daytripping - New Market
At the Battle of New Market, teenage cadets of Virginia Military Institute (VMI) were pressed into service by Confederate General John Breckinridge in a successful effort to delay the North's march on Richmond, Virginia.
That battle is reenacted each year in mid-May, on the grounds of the
Not only can you find first editions, great maps, magazines of all types, and tons of colletible paper goods on the site, but the proprietor and staff are helpful, friendly, and incapable (or at least not of a mind) of pressuring you to buy their wares.
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 Civil War Battlefield Guide - -Chaffin's Farm and New Market Heights, Virginia (VA075) , Henrico County, September ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Ten miles south of Richmond the countryside of farms, woodlots, and creeks on the north side of the James River was known as Chaffin's Farm, or Chaffin's Bluff.
The fighting at New Market had turned when word of Ord's forces, striking up the Varina Road, had compelled Gregg to withdraw troops from New Market Heights to strengthen the Confederate forces at Forts Gregg, Johnson, and Gilmer.
Estimated Casualties, New Market Heights: 850 US, 50 CS New Market Heights battlefield is near Route 5 and Kingsland Road, four miles south of the Richmond International Airport.
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 Cross Roads Inn,default,is a B&B in New Market,Virginia,in the Shenandoah Valley
nown initially as Cross Roads, New Market was established as a town by an Act of the General Assembly in 1796.
Although New Market residents generally did not hold to the idea of slavery, they saw more than their share of the conflict, culminating with the battle of New Market in 1864.
In the Town of New Market Shenvalee Golf Resort operates a 27-hole golf course that is open to the public.
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 The historic Town of New Market, Virginia: town information, events, news, employment.
The historic Town of New Market, Virginia: town information, events, news, employment.
All of the employees and elected officials of the Town hope you will find our website easy to use, informative, and helpful, and we trust your visit is a pleasant one.
© copyright 2004-2007 - town of new market, virginia - all rights reserved
www.newmarketvirginia.com   (154 words)

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