257 Cadets from the
Virginia Military Institute
made the difference between
victory and defeat...
Your exploration of the
Civil War in Virginia begins here in the legendary Shenandoah Valley.
The three-hundred acre New Market Battlefield State Historical Park,
the Virginia Museum of the Civil War, and the 19th Century Bushong Farm,commemorate a unique moment
in American history--- when college boys, Cadets from VMI, engaged in pitched battle and helped
win a victory for the Confederate Army.
makes New Market Battlefield different?
Spend the day at the New Market
Battlefield State Historical Park and enjoy the museum, explore the
historic farm, scenic Shenandoah River overlooks, picnic spots and walking
trails. A National Historic Landmark, the Park is open 9-5 Daily, year
round (closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Day, and New Year's
New Market Battlefield
State Historical Park
8895 George Collins Parkway
PO Box 1864
New Market VA 22844
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