Turner Ashby Monument
Gen. Turner Ashby, in command of Jackson’s cavalry, was mortally wounded at this site, now marked with a monument and a small park. His death on June 6, 1862, immediately preceded the battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic. Walk to two Civil War interpretive signs about the engagement at “Chestnut Ridge” in 1862 where Turner Ashby. was killed, and another one depicting “The Battle of Harrisonburg in 1862” on the same day. The Turner Ashby Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy No. 162 holds annual memorial observance of the death of Confederate Gen. Turner Ashby in June each year. Visitors and group tours are welcome.
1164 Turner Ashby Ln. Harrisonburg, VA 22801