Sketches from the Shenandoah: Middletown by Daniel Davis Posted on October 15, 2014 This sketch by James Taylor is of the hamlet of Middletown. The Battle of Cedar Creek, fought on October 19, 1864 swirled around the town, located just south of Winchester Virginia. Please leave a comment and join the conversation! Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.