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Frederick County was established in 1743
out of Orange County. Frederick
Lewis, Prince of Wales and the oldest son of King George II of Great
Britain, was the inspiration behind the name.
Commander In Chief of the Colonial Forces, General George Washington's
headquarters were in Winchester, Washington.
During the Civil War, Winchester changed hands between the Union and
Confederate Armies, about once every three
weeks during the war. Many battles were fought in Frederick County.
Some of those battles are:
1862 - March - First Battle of Kernstown
1862 - May - First Battle of Winchester
1863 - June - Second Battle of Winchester
1864 - July - Second Battle of Kernstown
1864 - September - Third Battle of Winchester
1864 - October - Battle of Cedar Creek
Middletown - Stephens City
Albin - Armel - Bartonsville - Brucetown - Burnt Factory - Cedar Grove -
- Cross Junction - DeHaven - Gainesboro - Good - Gore - Gravel Springs -
Grimes - Hayfield - Indian Hollow - Jordan Springs - Kernstown - Klines
Mill - Leetown
Lehew - Marlboro - McQuire - Meadow Mills - Mount Pleasant - Mount
Williams - Mountain Falls
Mountain Falls Park - Nain - Opequon - Parkins Mills - Rest - Reynolds
Store - Ridings Mill
Rock Enon Springs - Round Hill - Shawnee Land - Shockeysville - Siler -
Stephenson - Vaucluse - Welltown - Whitacre - White Hall - Wilde Acres
Winchester (Independent City)
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