The Battle of McDowell

The Battle of McDowell (HM16QC)

Location: McDowell, VA 24458 Highland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 19.466', W 79° 27.95'

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McDowell Battlefield Trail

"God blessed our arms with victory at McDowell yesterday..."

The McDowell Battlefield Trail is a 1.5 -mile hike that will take you to the battleline on top of Sitlington's Hill—the scene of heavy fighting on May 8, 1862. Sitlington's Hill is a spur of Bull Pasture Mountain, so the climb is very steep and should be made with caution. The trail is marked by blue blazes on trees along the route. The hike takes approximately two hours for a round trip.
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HM NumberHM16QC
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Placed ByCivil War Preservation Trust and Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 10:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 634103 N 4242926
Decimal Degrees38.32443333, -79.46583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 19.466', W 79° 27.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 19' 27.96" N, 79° 27' 57.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Highland Turnpike, McDowell VA 24458, US
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