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Inner Defenses 1864 Q-6-7 | Marker History

Inner Defenses 1864 Marker, Q-6-7

A line of shallow entrenchments extended from near this point along the crest of the hill to the east. These works were occupied by the cadets of the Virginia Military Institute, who had marched here with General Breckinridge after the Institute at Lexington was burned by General Hunter.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1941
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24504. Located on Rivermont Avenue, 0.833333333333333 miles northwest of the junction of Rivermont Avenue and 5th Street (Rt. 163). Marker is on the right when traveling northwest on Rivermont Avenue.
GPS Location: 37.426847,-79.153436
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