Black and white photograph of Stonewall Jackson.

Major General Thomas J. Jackson’s victory at the Battle of Port Republic left Confederate forces in charge of the Shenandoah Valley in 1862. [Wikimedia Commons]

Battle of Port Republic Facts

June 9, 1862

Key facts about the Battle of Port Republic.

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Date and Location

  • June 9, 1862
  • Village of Port Republic, in Rockingham County, Virginia

Campaign

Principal Union Commanders

Principal Confederate Commanders

Union Forces Engaged

  • Department of the Rappahannock

Confederate Forces Engaged

  • Department of the Valley

Number of Union Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 3,500

Number of Confederate Soldiers Engaged

  • Roughly 6,000

Estimated Union Casualties

  • 1,002 (67 killed, 361 wounded, and 574 missing and captured)

Estimated Confederate Casualties

  • 816 (88 killed, 535 wounded, and 34 missing and captured)

Result

  • Confederate victory

Significance

  • The Battle of Port Republic was the sixth, and final, engagement of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862.
  • The Battle of Battle of Port Republic was the fifth Confederate victory of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862.

Timeline of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862

These are the main battles and events of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign of 1862 in order.

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Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Battle of Port Republic Facts
  • Coverage June 9, 1862
  • Author
  • Keywords Battle of Port Republic
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date July 27, 2021
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update March 13, 2021
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