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Cross Keys

June 8, 1862

Rockingham County, Virginia

Despite growing development pressures in the region, the Cross Keys battlefield retains much of its rural charm. Along the Shenandoah Valley farm roads you will find a number of historical markers that will help you to better understand the key actions of this 1862 battle. At this time, there is no formal park that protects or encompasses this battlefield.

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Essential To-Do List:
Cross Keys

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Visit the Cross Keys Battlefield

Cross Keys was one of the crowning victories of Stonewall's Valley Campaign, and is a case study in using topography to one's full military advantage. The battlefield is pristine, making it easier to visualize.

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