George A. Custer Attacks a Confederate Winter CampIn December 1863, Confederate troops established winter quarters here. The approximately 200 soldiers, under the command of Capt. Marcellus N. Moorman, were from Stuart's Horse Artillery Battalion and were equipped with 16 cannons. The men built huts and their horses grazed on surrounding fields during the encampment.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 5:17pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 721655 N 4218429|
|Decimal Degrees||38.08650000, -78.47260000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 5.19', W 78° 28.356'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 5' 11.40" N, 78° 28' 21.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1768 Rio Hill Center, Charlottesville VA 22901, US|
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