BATTLE OF NEW MARKET On The Hills To The North Took Place The Battle Of New Mark ...
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Description: BATTLE OF NEW MARKET On the hills to the north took place the Battle of New Market , May 15 , 1864 . The Union Army , under General Franz Sigel , faced southwest . John C . Breckinridge , once Vice President of the United States , commanded the Confederates . Colonel Scott Shipp commanded the cadet corps of the Virginia Military Institute , which distinguished itself , capturing a battery . The battle ended in Sigels retreat northward . Conservation & Development Commission 1929