Near here ran the line of inner defences located by Gen. D. H. Hill, June, 1864. He had been sent from Petersburg by Gen. Beauregard to assist Gen. Breckinridge then in command. On Gen. Early's arrival, troops were moved to the outer works. Error: Note that the name and the first sentence of the marker are incorrect, and should read: Q-6-9 Inner Defenses Near here ran the line of inner defenses located by Gen. D. H. Hill, June, 1864.
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501. Located on 5th Street (Rt. 163), less than 1/5 of a mile southwest of the junction of 5th Street (Rt. 163) and Park Avenue. Marker is on the right when traveling southwest on 5th Street (Rt. 163).
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