Battle of McDowell

Battle of McDowell (HM28J)

Location: McDowell, VA 24458 Highland County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 19.803', W 79° 28.451'

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Stonewall Jackson, to prevent a junction of Fremont and Banks, took position on the hills just to the south and beat off the attacks of Fremont's advance under Milroy, May 8, 1862. Milroy retreated that night.
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HM NumberHM28J
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Marker Number150-W
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:49am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 633363 N 4243537
Decimal Degrees38.33005000, -79.47418333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 19.803', W 79° 28.451'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 19' 48.18" N, 79° 28' 27.06" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30757 US-250, McDowell VA 24458, US
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