Catharine Furnace
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme
N 38° 17.328 W 077° 38.893
18S E 268389 N 4241176
Quick Description: The Catharine Furnace found at the Chancellorsville Battlefield was used by the Confederacy during the War for the production of iron.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2007 10:56:37 AM
Waymark Code: WM1RY9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
Views: 56

Long Description:

The stone stack is all that remains of the Catharine Furnace, built in 1837. Closed 10 years later, the furnace was reopened to meet the Confederacy's wartime need for iron. In 1864, General Custer's Union cavalry destroyed it, but the Confederacy rebuilt it and it continued to produce iron until 1865.

Here is some info on the fighting near Catharine Furnace.

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