The Battle of Harrisonburg

The Battle of Harrisonburg (HMQZ8)

Location: Harrisonburg, VA 22801
Country: United States of America

N 38° 25.412', W 78° 51.888'

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On wooded Chestnut Ridge the evening of Friday, June 6, 1862, Pennsylvania Bucktails under Col. Kane were defeated in a hard fight with the 58th Va. under Col. Letcher and Gen. Turner Ashby and the 1st Md. under Col. Bradley Johnson. Gen. Ashby killed; Col. Kane captured. Stonewall Jackson said of Gen. Ashby: "I never knew his superior, his daring was proverbial."
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:15pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 686391 N 4254967
Decimal Degrees38.42353333, -78.86480000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 25.412', W 78° 51.888'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 25' 24.72" N, 78° 51' 53.28" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1206 Turner Ashby Lane, Harrisonburg VA 22801, US
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