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New Market Battlefield Park

  • Also Known As: New Market Battlefield

  • Address: 8895 George R Collins Pkwy
  • Vicinity: N of jct of US 11 and US 211
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1864/05/15 Edmund Berkeley Father Edmund's son, Virginia Military Institute cade Edmund Jr is wounded at New Market, VA when fifty-three out of two hundred and twenty five of the boys were killed and wounded. Battle of New Market
1864/05/15 Moses Jacob Ezekiel Confederate VMI Cadet Confederate army troops, including cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), led by John C Breckinridge battle Union forces led by Major General Franz Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley Battle of New Market
1864/05/15 Franz Sigel Union Commander Confederate army troops, including cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), led by John C Breckinridge battle Union forces led by Major General Franz Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley Battle of New Market
1864/05/15 Gabriel C Wharton Confederate Commander Confederate army troops, including cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), led by John C Breckinridge battle Union forces led by Major General Franz Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley Battle of New Market
1864/05/15 John C Breckinridge Confederate Commander Confederate army troops, including cadets from the Virginia Military Institute (VMI), led by John C Breckinridge battle Union forces led by Major General Franz Sigel in the Shenandoah Valley Battle of New Market

Data »

Particulars for New Market Battlefield Park:
Historic Use Battle site
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Level of Significance National
Owner Private



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 70000824
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architectural Style: No style listed
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Military
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1864
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Battle site
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Park

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