Battle of Tuckwiller's Hill

Battle of Tuckwiller's Hill (HM26XF)

Location: Lewisburg, WV 24901 Greenbrier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 49.211', W 80° 28.615'

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On the evening of May 1, 1863, Lt. Col. George Edgar moved to block Union troops marching to Lewisburg. Establishing lines at Tuckwiller's hill, Edgar caught the enemy by surprise under cover of darkness early on the 2nd, and reportedly feigned orders to imaginary troops to conceal his inferior numbers. After a skirmish of 15-20 minutes, Union forces withdrew in defeat.
HM NumberHM26XF
Year Placed2016
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 546037 N 4185993
Decimal Degrees37.82018333, -80.47691667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 49.211', W 80° 28.615'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 49' 12.66" N, 80° 28' 36.9" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30081 Midland Trail E, Lewisburg WV 24901, US
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