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Port Republic Battlefield

8691 Water Street, Port Republic, VA 24471, USA

On June 9, 1862, in the last battle of Stonewall Jackson's Valley campaign, the Stonewall Brigade was repulsed after an unsupported attack against Union positions held at Port Republic by Gen. James Shields. After Confederate reinforcements arrived, thwarting a Federal counterattack, Gen. Richard Taylor's "Louisiana Tigers" relentlessly assaulted the formidable artillery position, forcing Shields to retreat and leaving Jackson in control of the Upper Valley.


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From Harrisonburg take Port Republic Road through Port Republic; turn left on Route 340. Follow 340 for 1.5 miles and turn right on Route 708. Park at the markers in front of the church.

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