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Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lynchburg Defenses

 
 
Lynchburg Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Lynchburg Defenses Marker
Inscription. The earthwork on the hilltop, two hundred yards to the east, was thrown up as a part of the system of defenses for Lynchburg, 1861-65. The city was an important supply base and railroad center.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number M 60.)
 
Location. 37° 22.652′ N, 79° 7.73′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Campbell Avenue (U.S. 501) and Richmond Highway (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling north on Campbell Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chestnut Hill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Virginia University of Lynchburg (approx. 1.7 miles away); Professor Frank Trigg (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson House and Tennis Court (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Dr. Johnson's Tennis Court (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Anne Spencer House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Campbell Ave (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Campbell Ave (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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