"?we found in the road many broken down and burned wagons?"Crossing this school site, the Loudoun and Berlin Turnpike once intersected the Leesburg & Snicker's Gap Turnpike at a junction just ahead known as Heaton's Crossroads. On Saturday, July 16, 1864, Gen. Jubal A. Early's Confederate army passed through this crossroads as it retired west of the Shenandoah Valley after its daring attack on the northwestern defenses of Washington.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 9:53pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266331 N 4335814|
|Decimal Degrees||39.14018333, -77.70365000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 8.411', W 77° 42.219'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 8' 24.66" N, 77° 42' 13.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||703, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 312-346 State Rte 722, Purcellville VA 20132, US|
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