Union Troops Filled the Roads to Richmond
— Lee Vs. Grant - The 1864 Campaign —On May 21, 1864, Gen. Winfield S. Hancock's Second Corps passed through Bowling Green. Union soldiers broke into stores, looted homes and freed prisoners from the jail. Documents from the ransacked courthouse littered the streets.
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 294059 N 4214078|
|Decimal Degrees||38.05103333, -77.34710000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 3.062', W 77° 20.826'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 3' 3.72" N, 77° 20' 49.56" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 100-106 Courthouse Ln, Bowling Green VA 22427, US|
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