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Fisher's Hill

Shenandoah, VA, USA

A key action in the 1864 Shenandoah Valley campaign, this September 21-22, engagement came on the heels of the Confederate retreat from Third Winchester. Despite holding a formidable defensive position at what was called the "Gibraltar of the Valley", Sheridan's forces overwhelmed Early's line, sending them retreating toward Waynesboro and opening the way for Sheridan to carry out the Federal scorched-earth policy in the valley known as "The Burning."


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Take exit 298 (Route 11 south) off Interstate 81. Follow the signs for Route 11 through Strasburg. South of Strasburg turn right onto Route 601. Follow this road through the village of Fisher's Hill. (This will involve a turn to the right and then to the left as you cross Tumbling Run.) Continue on 601 until you pass under I-81. The sign for Fisher's Hill and the parking area are on the left.

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Walking trails with interpretive signage.

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