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Cool Spring Battlefield

Cool Spring Battlefield

Bluemont (VA), United States

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Description Cool Spring Battlefield is a historic American Civil War battlefield and national historic district located near Berryville, Clarke County, Virginia. It encompasses 17 contributing buildings, 26 contributing sites, and 11 contributing structures. The district includes the terrain and hydrography over which the Battle of Cool Spring, July 16–20, 1864, was fought and which served to shape the tactical progress of the engagement in time and space. The district also includes the archaeological and architectural remnants of plantations, farmsteads, transportation, mining, and industrial centers that were a part of the economically prosperous community over which the conflict was fought. Located in the district is the separately listed Wickliffe Church.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. In 2014, a revision eliminated a building constructed circa 1880 and an archeological site that had been disturbed and did not relate to the Civil War period.

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