On June 31, 1864 General Hunter, retreating from defeat at Lynchburg by General Early, met Confederate forces led by General John McCausland. After losing some of his artillery here, Hunter continued his withdrawal northwest through New Castle to Lewisburg.
Geographic Location: Roanoke County
Physical Description of Location: 1240 N Electric Road (Virginia 419), at interchange with I-81, Roanoke, VA 24019.
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