From June 17 to 18, 1864, the Battle of Lynchburg fought two miles outside Lynchburg, Virginia. The Union Army of West Virginia, under Maj. Gen. David Hunter, attempted to capture the city but was repulsed by Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early.
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