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DOUBLE TAILGATE Early In The 19th Century , Three Important Roads Crossed Here : ...

DOUBLE TAILGATE Early In The 19th Century , Three Important Roads Crossed Here : ...

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Description: DOUBLE TAILGATE Early in the 19th century , three important roads crossed here : Nineveh Turnpike leading to Front Royal , Winchester Turnpike leading to the north , and Newtown Turnpike connecting Stephans City and the Shenandoah River via the Winchester and Berrys Ferry Turnpike . Two tollgates served the roads . During the mid 19th century , the intersection was called Highland Corners . A Civil War cavalry engagement occurred here on 11 Aug . 1864 between Confederates led by Brig . Gen . John D . Imboden and Union forces commanded by Brig . Gen . George A . Custer . Department of Historic Resources , 1999

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