The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid

The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (HMBWL)

Location: Waverly, VA 23890 Sussex County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.426', W 77° 15.287'

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One mile southwest, on September 16, 1864, General Wade Hampton's Confederate Cavalry herded about 2500 head of captured cattle across the Nottoway River, while two miles northwest, at Belsches' Mill, Federal troops sent to recapture the cattle were intercepted and repulsed.
Marker NumberUO 5
Year Placed1962
Placed ByVirginia State Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 299338 N 4096187
Decimal Degrees36.99043333, -77.25478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.426', W 77° 15.287'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 25.56" N, 77° 15' 17.22" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9402-9498 Jerusalem Plank Rd, Waverly VA 23890, US
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