- Apr 11, 2016
- Upstate South Carolina
Tomorrow May 15th Marks the 157th Anniversary of the Battle of New Market Virginia. This battle took place in Shenandoah County Virginia. This was the battle the Virginia Military Institute Cadets participated in which is very memorable. This battle was a Confederate Victory with Confederate Commander being Major General John C. Breckinridge with a force of 4,087. casualties and losses for the Confederacy in this battle was 531. The Union Army commander was Major General Franz Sigel commanding a force of 6,275. Union Army losses and casualties for this battle were 841.