McDowell Battlefield

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Bullpasture River Field
1 Main Street
McDowell, VA 24458
Region Shenandoah Valley
Locality Highland
Phone: (540) 396-6169

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.

Last Updated: 9/23/2015 11:29 AM
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