Here are some extra photographs to accompany the virtual tour video of New Market for the Society of Women and the Civil War 2021 Conference.
For additional information about the Battle of New Market, fought on May 15, 1864, please visit this resource page or explore Sarah’s nonfiction book, Call Out The Cadets.
Front of the Strayer House
Back of the Strayer House
Jessie Rupert, post-war years
A marker and flowers at the site of Jessie Rupert’s home and school during the war.
Jessie Rupert’s post-war home – where she established a school for freedmen.
Lydie Clinedinst, war-era image
The Clinedinst/Crim Home today
Shirley’s Hill (from Manor Hill)
Lydie Clinedinst Crime at a Veterans’ Reunion
Toward the front of the Bushong farm
A quilt made by one of the Bushong women. Preserved at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market.
The Bushong Family gravestone, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Cemetery, New Market
1818 House (R), 1825 House (middle), Spring house (L)
A drawing in the back of Cadet Standard’s notebook from VMI. Preserved at the Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market.
Marker Cannon representing the one the VMI Cadets captured
Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA
Virginia Museum of the Civil War at New Market Battlefield