On June 17, 1861

On June 17, 1861 (HMEI)

Location: Vienna, VA 22180 Fairfax County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 54.052', W 77° 15.577'

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On June 17, 1861, near this spot, a railroad was first used tactically in warfare when units from the 1st to 8th Regiments, South Carolina successfully engaged 1st Ohio Volunteers who were using a train of the Loudoun & Hampshire Railroad.

Presented to the Town of Vienna by Potomac Chapter, National Railroad Historical Society. June 1975.
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Year Placed1975
Placed ByThe Potomac Chapter, National Railroad Historical Society in June
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 9:31am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 304052 N 4308202
Decimal Degrees38.90086667, -77.25961667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.052', W 77° 15.577'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 3.12" N, 77° 15' 34.62" W
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Area Code(s)703, 202, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 703-799 Washington and Old Dominion Trail, Vienna VA 22180, US
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