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

Inner Defenses

 
 
Inner Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Inner Defenses Marker
Inscription. Here, facing west, ran the inner defenses of the city, located by General D. H. Hill. They were constructed by convalescents and home guards. General Early, after an inspection of the system, moved most of the men to the outer works well to the westward.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Q-6 8.)
 
Location. 37° 24.516′ N, 79° 9.224′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Ninth Street, on the right when traveling north on Park 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 walking distance of this marker. John Warwick Daniel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Inner Defenses (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kemper Street Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Davis (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Defences (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.W. Seay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Park Ave & 9th St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Park Ave & 9th St (facing north)
Park Ave & 9th St (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Park Ave & 9th St (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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