"Hurah for McNeal"Harrisonburg is associated with the exploits of McNeill's Rangers, a famous Confederate partisan unit. In 1862, John Hanson McNeill, a native of Hardy County in present-day West Virginia, recruited men for Co. E, 18th Virginia Cavalry. With McNeill as captain, the unit entered Confederate service on September 5, 1862, as partisan rangers under Gen. John Imboden's nominal command.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails and Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 4:54am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 685972 N 4257643|
|Decimal Degrees||38.44771667, -78.86888333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 26.863', W 78° 52.133'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 26' 51.78" N, 78° 52' 7.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 154 S Main St, Harrisonburg VA 22801, US|
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