Civil War Field Trips / 6120sign3rdwinchester
Photo by Linda Walcroft
Copyright 2008-09

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Marker at Winchester National Cemetery

Third Battle of Winchester

Near here Early, facing east, took his last position on September 19, 1864. About sundown he was attacked and driven from it, retreating south. Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley served in this engagement on the Union side.