Piedmont Battlefield

Piedmont Battlefield (HM28O)

Location: Grottoes, VA 24441 Augusta County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 13.257', W 78° 53.725'

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Here on June 5, 1864, was fought the Battle of Piedmont for the possession of Staunton.

Union Forces under Gen. David Hunter 12,015 men and suffered a loss of 130 killed and 650 wounded. Confederate forces numbering 5,600 men under Gen. W.E.Jones defeated with loss 460 killed, 1450 wounded and 1,000 prisoners. Gen Jones was killed near this spot.
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HM NumberHM28O
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Markers Association series, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series.
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Placed ByUnited Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 684230 N 4232424
Decimal Degrees38.22095000, -78.89541667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.257', W 78° 53.725'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 15.42" N, 78° 53' 43.50" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1131 Battlefield Rd, Grottoes VA 24441, US
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