Prisoner-of-War CampThis was the site of a Confederate training camp and Union prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Before Virginia seceded from the Union in April 1861, the population of Lynchburg doubledwith the influx of soldiers fromother parts of the state, as wellas from throughout the Confederacy. Virginians were housed at Camp Davis in Lynchburg,while other soldiers bivouackedhere at the fairgrounds justoutside the city.
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 4:19pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 662289 N 4141597|
|Decimal Degrees||37.40696667, -79.16630000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 24.418', W 79° 9.978'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 24' 25.08" N, 79° 9' 58.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2111-2299 VA-163, Lynchburg VA 24501, US|
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