Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier-Lee's Retreat - Petersburg VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 11.238 W 077° 28.731
18S E 279965 N 4118528
Quick Description: Here, the Union’s Sixth Army Corps broke through the Confederate line defending Petersburg, causing a series of actions which eventually led to the evacuation of the city by Lee’s army that evening.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2020 4:34:43 PM
Waymark Code: WM137MZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier-Lee's Retreat— April 2, 1865 —Here, the Union’s Sixth Army Corps broke through the Confederate line defending Petersburg, causing a series of actions which eventually led to the evacuation of the city by Lee’s army that evening. Nearby, Confederate General A.P. Hill was killed in the day’s fighting.

LOCATION: Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydon Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Duncan Road (Virginia Route 670), on the left on Boydon Plank Road. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
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