Frederick County, Virginia, General Stonewall Jackson, James Madison High School, The First Battle of Winchester, The Second Battle of Winchester

The First And Second Battle Of Winchester

The First Battle of Winchester, fought on May 25, 1862, in and around Frederick County, Virginia, and in Winchester, Virginia. This battle was a major victory in Confederate Army Major General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s Campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the American Civil War.

The Second Battle of Winchester was fought between June 13 and June 15, 1863 in Frederick County and Winchester, Virginia as part of the Gettysburg Campaign during the American Civil War.

Author’s Note:

In 2003, while he was a James Madison High School student, author Philip Hamilton participated in a Civil War re-enactment at the Winchester Battlefield Park.

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