Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Color postcard with a picture of a field on the Cedar Creek Battlefield site.

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Postcard showing individuals conducting a reenactment of the Battle of New Market.

The postcard was produced by the Asheville Post Card Company and is undated.

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Postcard showing the post struck by a shell during the Battle of New Market,

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Postcard showing Shirley Hill on the New Market Battlefield.

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Color postcard showing a view of the area around Fishers Hill in northern Shenandoah County. The view is facing west. The Shenandoah River can be seen in the foreground and Fishers Hill is in the mid-ground.

The small unincorporated community of…

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Letter send by Shenandoah County resident Christopher Fansler to Mary C. Fansler in August 1863. At the time Christopher, a native of Woodstock VA, was serving in the Confederate Army's 12th Cavalry Regiment and was stationed in Culpeper Virginia.…

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Postcard with a picture of the Cedar Creek Battlefield located north of Strasburg Virginia.

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Sketch of the Town of Strasburg Virginia and Federal troops dated March 25 1862. It is from an issue of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Almanac.

The sketch looks south and includes a description of the town and some of its interaction with troops…

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Postcard showing a monument that marks the spot where VMI Cadets participated at the Battle of New Market.

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Postcard showing the Pennsylvania Monument at the New Market Battlefield. The marker commemorates the 54th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment.

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Postcard showing the Bushong House located on what is now the New Market Battlefield. The postcard is in color and was produced in 1906 by Henkel & Co., printers in New Market Virginia.

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Postcard showing the 62nd Virginia's monument at the Battle of New Market.

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Postcard showing a view of the New Market battlefield.

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Postcard showing the New Market Battlefield, the town of New Market Virginia, and the Massanutten Mountain

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December 17 (1862)

Shenandoah County

Dear brother I seat my self to drop you a few line to let you no that we are all well at present and hope that when these few lines come to hand they may find you in the Same state of health. They say that…

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Postcard showing an aerial view of the Bushong house located on the New Market Battlefield.

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Photographic postcard showing "Battlefield Crystal Caverns" in Strasburg Virginia.

In the image Crystal Caverns and several other structures that surrounded it during the first half of the 20th century are visible. These include a museum,…

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Postcard showing the memorial stone that marks the spot of Turner Ashby's death during the Civil War. Includes description of Ashby and local battles.

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Postcard with a picture of Bank's Fort in Strasburg Virginia. It includes a brief description of the site which was developed by Federal forces under General Nathaniel P. Banks when he occupied the town in 1862.

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Postcard showing Shirley's Hill on the New Market Battlefield. Includes a description of the battle.

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Postcard showing the Pennsylvania Monument on the New Market Battlefield. The monument is located just north of New Market Virginia and commemorated the 54 Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. The card includes and description of their actions.

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Postcard showing a reenactment of the Battle of New Market by US Marines and Virginia Military Institute Cadets on September 20 1923. Includes a description of the battle and note that the re-enactment attracted 150,000 spectators. .

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Postcard showing the Shell Struck Post near what is now Reformation Lutheran Church in New Market Virginia

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Postcard showing the 54th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment Monument located on the New Market Battlefield just north of the town of New Market.

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Postcard with a picture of the New York Monument located on the Cedar Creek Battlefield between Strasburg and Middleton Virginia.
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