Lee's Bivouac

Lee's Bivouac (HMI0)

Location: Berryville, VA 22611 Clarke County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 10.304', W 77° 58.384'

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Gen. Robert E. Lee bivouacked near here on 18-19 June 1863, as he began his invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania. Part of his Army of Northern Virginia marched north toward Winchester, while Lt. Gen. James Longstreet's corps camped here with Lee. On 13 June, a Union force under Col. Andrew T. McReynolds had evacuated Berryville and marched to Winchester to join Maj. Gen. Richard S. Milroy's division there. Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell's corps attacked and defeated Milroy in the Second Battle of Winchester on 13-15 June, thereby clearing the northern Shenandoah Valley in Virginia of Federal forces.
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HM NumberHMI0
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Marker NumberJ 14
Year Placed1997
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 8:24pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 243156 N 4340045
Decimal Degrees39.17173333, -77.97306667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.304', W 77° 58.384'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 18.24" N, 77° 58' 23.04" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1917-2103 Lord Fairfax Hwy, Berryville VA 22611, US
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