Engagement at Falls Mills

Engagement at Falls Mills (HM1PB0)

Location: Falls Mills, VA 24613 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.536', W 81° 18.679'

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Here at dawn on 20 July 1863 the Confederate cavalry of Maj. Andrew J. May surprised a
Union raiding party led by Lt. Col. Freeman E.
Franklin. Aroused from its bivouac in Brown's
Meadow, where it was preparing to burn the
Falls Mill, the Union cavalry fled north toward
Abb's Valley. Brig. Gen. John S. Williams's
Confederate cavalry struck the raiders as they
withdrew up the valley, compelling them to abandon captured livestock and contraband slaves.
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HM NumberHM1PB0
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Marker NumberXP-6
Year Placed1991
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, November 14th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 472400 N 4125491
Decimal Degrees37.27560000, -81.31131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.536', W 81° 18.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 32.16" N, 81° 18' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near VA-102, Falls Mills VA 24613, US
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