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Haugh House, Rockingham Co. 

A vernacular Greek Revival-style dwelling built around 1855 in southern Rockingham County, the Haugh House is locally significant for its association with the events of one day in 1862 during the Civil War and Lt. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's Shenandoah Valley campaign. On June 8, 1862, the Haugh House was at the epicenter of combat, squarely between Federal and Confederate battle lines, in what came to be known as the Battle of Cross Keys.
   Situated today on a 1.7 acre parcel, the house was originally constructed as a two-story, log I-house clad in weatherboard. A frame two-story rear ell was added to the dwelling around 1915. The log portion of the house still retains scars from the Battle of Cross Keys. As the only surviving building physically scarred by the battle, it bears silent witness to the travails experienced by the common person in the path of the Civil War. The Haugh House was identified as an important feature associated with the Battle of Cross Keys in the 1992 "Study of Civil War Sites of the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia" conducted by the National Park Service.