Southside Virginia Civil War – Lynchburg

For more information about historic sites, stop by the Lynchburg Visitor Center, 216 12th St. Union Gen. David Hunter reached the outskirts of Lynchburg June 17, 1864, hoping to capture the important supply and hospital center. Hunter’s advance on Lynchburg followed a decisive victory over Confederates at Piedmont in the Shenandoah Valley two weeks earlier. … Read more