Confederate Generals Rest
— Battle of Lynchburg —During the Battle of Lynchburg on June 17-18, 1864, Confederate Gen. Jubal A. Early moved his reserves into the cemetery to reinforce his lines across the Lynchburg-Salem Turnpike (Fort Ave.) at Fort Early. Before dawn on Sunday, June 19, these troops marched forward into the lines to the right of Fort Early, but by then the Union army had retreated.
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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||Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 662391 N 4140334|
|Decimal Degrees||37.39556667, -79.16541667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 23.734', W 79° 9.925'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 23' 44.04" N, 79° 9' 55.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2928-3000 US-460 BUS, Lynchburg VA 24501, US|
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