Shenandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District

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Coordinates: 38°46′N 78°31′W / 38.767°N 78.517°W / 38.767; -78.517 The Shenanandoah Valley Battlefields National Historic District is a National Heritage Area in Virginia. The district comprises eight counties in the Shenandoah Valley, including the scene of Jackson's Valley Campaign of 1862, Lee's Gettysburg Campaign of 1863 and Sheridan's Shenandoah Campaign of 1864.[1]

Battlefields within the District area include the First and Second battles of Kernstown, the First, Second and Third battles of Winchester and the Battle of New Market.[2]

It is the only one of 49 National Heritage Areas whose name includes the word sequence "National Historic District."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Campaigns". Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "The Battles". Shenendoah Valley Battlefields Foundation. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 
  3. ^ "National Heritage Areas Contact Information". National Park Service. November 2010. 

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