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The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid UO-5 | Marker History

The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid Marker, UO-5

One mile southwest, on September 16, 1864, General Wade Hampton's Confederate Cavalry herded about 2500 head of captured cattle across the Nottoway River, while two miles northwest, at Belsches' Mill, Federal troops sent to recapture the cattle were intercepted and repulsed.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1962
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Sussex County
Physical Description of Location: 9402-9498 Jerusalem Plank Road (Virginia 35), Waverly, VA 23890. Marker is on right when traveling south on 35, about 250 feet past intersection with Courthouse Road (State Route 626).
GPS Location: 36.9904264640,-77.2547776120
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