The Cattle Raid

The Cattle Raid (HMBLU)

Location: Prince George, VA 23875 Prince George County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.034', W 77° 11.099'

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Just to the north of the road here, at old Sycamore Church, Wade Hampton, coming from the south, attacked the Union cavalry guarding Grant's beef cattle, September 16, 1864. The Unionists were overpowered; Hampton, rounding up 2,500 beeves, succeeded in escaping with them across the Blackwater and into Lee's lines.
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Marker NumberK 211
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 306173 N 4123057
Decimal Degrees37.23390000, -77.18498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.034', W 77° 11.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 2.04" N, 77° 11' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12313-12399 State Rte 609, Prince George VA 23875, US
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