Crook's Flanking Movement
— 1864 Valley Campaign —During a council of war on September 20, 1864, Gen. George Crook suggested to Gen. Philip H. Sheridan that the best way to break the Confederate position at Fisher's Hill would be to attack Early's western (left) ﬂank. Sheridan agreed.
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|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
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|Date Added||Sunday, September 13th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 723514 N 4318729|
|Decimal Degrees||38.98905000, -78.41933333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 59.343', W 78° 25.16'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 59' 20.58" N, 78° 25' 9.6" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1600-1632 State Rte 601, Strasburg VA 22657, US|
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