Early's Last Battle

Early's Last Battle (HM28P)

Location: Waynesboro, VA 22980
Country: United States of America

N 38° 4.378', W 78° 54.194'

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On the ridge west of Waynesboro occurred the last engagement of Confederate forces commanded by Lt. Gen. Jubal A. Early. Portions of Maj.Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's army, including cavalry led by Maj.Gen.George A. Custer attacked and routed Confederate troops under Brig.Gen. Gabriel C. Wharton. Early and the remnants of his army retreated, leaving Sheridan in control and ending the Shenandoah Valley Campaigns.
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HM NumberHM28P
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Marker NumberW 160
Year Placed1989
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 5:08pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 683917 N 4215986
Decimal Degrees38.07296667, -78.90323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 4.378', W 78° 54.194'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 4' 22.68" N, 78° 54' 11.64" W
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Area Code(s)434, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116 Dupont Cir, Waynesboro VA 22980, US
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