Ambush at Heatons Crossroads

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340 N Maple Ave
Purcellville, VA 20132
Region Northern Virginia
Locality Loudoun
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Union cavalry attacked a column of Confederates under Gen. Jubal Early here July 16, 1864, after the Southerners ended their campaign into Maryland, which briefly threatened Washington DC. The attack captured or destroyed dozens of Confederate wagons, many of which were filled with booty from the campaign.

Last Updated: 7/19/2011 4:50 PM
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