1864Here ran the Inner line of Lynchburg defenses thrown up by General D. H. Hill in June, 1864. General John C. Breckinridge. Confronting General Hunter in the Shenandoah Valley, made a forced march to forestall Hunter. Hill constructed a shallow line of trenches, occupied by Breckinridge, and hospital convalescents and Home Guards. It became a reserve line when General Early arrived.
|Marker Number||Q-6 3|
|Placed By||Virginia Conservation Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:55am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 663636 N 4141531|
|Decimal Degrees||37.40613333, -79.15110000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 24.368', W 79° 9.066'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 24' 22.08" N, 79° 9' 3.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1400-1498 12th St, Lynchburg VA 24501, US|
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