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Defense Works Q-6-5 | Marker History

Defense Works Marker, Q-6-5

On the crest of the hill just to the south was a redoubt forming part of the defenses thrown up by General D. H. Hill, June, 1864. These works were held by General Imboden's cavalry. A military road was constructed to connect this point with Fort McCausland. Signs of this road may still be seen in old Rivermont Park.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1941
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24503. Located on Rivermont Avenue, 0.2 miles east of the junction of Rivermont Avenue and Rivermont Terrace (Hwy 501). Marker is on the left when traveling east on Rivermont Avenue.
GPS Location: 37.439028,-79.181422
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