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Historic Marker for Battle of McDowell

IDNO:
000810
Title:
Historic Marker for Battle of McDowell
Date:
undated
Description:
Road sign reading: 'Battle of McDowell Stonewall Jackson, to prevent a junction of Fremont and Banks, took position on the hills just to the south and beat off the attacks of Fremont's advance under Milroy. May 8, 1862. Milroy retreated that night.' Highland County, Va.
Topical Subjects:
Civil War., McDowell, Battle of, McDowell, Va., 1862.
Personal Names:
Jackson, Stonewall, 1824-1863., Milroy, Robert Huston, 1816-1890.
Collection:
AM 1561
Medium:
print


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