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Hanging Rock in Roanoke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Hanging Rock

 
 
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By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
1. Battle of Hanging Rock Marker
Inscription.  Commemorating Battle of Hanging Rock June 21, 1864.
 
Erected 1932 by Southern Cross Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 37° 19.694′ N, 80° 2.481′ W. Marker is in Hanging Rock, Virginia, in Roanoke County. Marker is on Catawba Valley Drive (Virginia Route 311) north of North Electric Road (Virginia Route 419), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Battle of Hanging Rock (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Morgan Jones (about 300 feet away); United Daughters of the Confederacy Monuments (about 300 feet away); Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail (about 300 feet away); McCausland Attacks (approx. 0.2 miles away);
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By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
2. Battle of Hanging Rock Marker
The Hanging Rock Coal Trestle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Two Future Presidents In Wartime Retreat (approx. ¼ mile away); Hanging Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanging Rock.
 
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By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
3. Battle of Hanging Rock Marker
The monument can be seen from the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail North parking lot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,115 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 29, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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