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Cavalry Engagement
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 38° 32.241 W 078° 46.293
17S E 694226 N 4267791
Quick Description: This historic markers stand on U. S. Route 11 north of Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 12/20/2006 1:01:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM120Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 21

Long Description:
This historic marker detail the Civil War Cavalry Action which took place near here in 1864. One of the participants was George Armstron Custer.

The text of the marker reads:

CAVALRY ENGAGEMENT
"Here, at Lacey’s Springs, Rosser’s Confederate cavalry attacked Custer’s camp, December 20, 1864. Rosser and Custer (of Indian fame) had been roommates at West Point."
Marker Number: A-29

Marker Title: Cavalry Engagement

Marker Location: U. S. Route 11, .2-mile south of Martz Road

County or Independent City: Rockingham County

Web Site: Not listed

Marker Program Sponsor: Not listed

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