Battle of Sailors Creek - Rice VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 18.169 W 078° 13.707
17S E 745645 N 4132067
Quick Description: (Front): Battles of Sailors Creek April 6, 1865 (Back): In remembrance of the Confederate and Union Soldiers who fought in the surrounding hills with great honor and perseverance on April 6, 1865.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2020 12:10:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM137RH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
(Front):
Battles of Sailors Creek
April 6, 1865

"My God! Has the army been dissolved?"
General R. E. Lee

Hillsman's Farm US 442 CS 3400
Marshall's Crossroads US 172 CS 2600
Lockett's Farm (Double Bridges) US 536 CS 1700

Totals include killed, wounded, missing and captured.

(Back):
In remembrance of the
Confederate and Union
Soldiers who fought in
the surrounding hills with
great honor and perseverance
on April 6, 1865.
During the three engagements
each regiment participated
with valor and fraternity,
in what was the last
major battle of the Civil War
in Virginia.

Dedicated by the
Sayler’s Creek Reenactment
and Preservation Committee
April 2000

LOCATION: Marker is near Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Saylers Creek Road (Virginia Route 617), on the right when traveling south. Marker is in Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America.
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