Survivor of The Burning
— 1864 Valley Campaign —On October 6, 1864, Union soldiers approached this mill on their march from Harrisonburg to Broadway during "The Burning." This was U.S. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan's two-week campaign to end the Valley's role as the "Breadbasket of the Confederacy." His men burned vast numbers of mills, barns, and farm buildings.
|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||Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 5:11am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 685213 N 4266221|
|Decimal Degrees||38.52513333, -78.87531667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 31.508', W 78° 52.519'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 31' 30.48" N, 78° 52' 31.14" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5006 Turners Mill Ln, Harrisonburg VA 22802, US|
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