A Union Retreat DisruptedOn June 21, 1864, following two days of fighting at Lynchburg, Confederate Gen. Robert Ransom's cavalry, pursuing Union Gen. David Hunter's retreating column, engaged in a conflict that would ultimately become known as the Battle of Hanging Rock.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:11pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 585021 N 4131685|
|Decimal Degrees||37.32795000, -80.04031667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 19.677', W 80° 2.419'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 19' 40.62" N, 80° 2' 25.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 700-798 Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail, Roanoke VA 24019, US|
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