Nights, February 21-22, 1865A company of Confederates, young men from Cumberland, Maryland, Hampshire and Hardy Counties, West Virginia, captured several picket posts, obtained the countersign "Bulls Gap," rode into the city, captured two commanding Union Generals, Kelly and Crook, and Adj. General Thayer Melvin, and sent them to Richmond, Virginia, as prisoners of war, without firing a shot.
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|Date Added||Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 692207 N 4391556|
|Decimal Degrees||39.65221667, -78.75970000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 39.133', W 78° 45.582'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 39' 7.98" N, 78° 45' 34.92" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 240|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near N George St, Cumberland MD 21502, US|
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