The Civil War Battle of McDowell which was fought May 8, 1862. The Battle of McDowell was Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson's first victory in his legendary Valley Campaign. Over time, the battlefield has remained largely untouched having gained a 100 percent pristine rating from the U.S. Department of Interior. Buildings that stood during the battle remain in the village today.
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