Farmville-Lee’s Retreat - Farmville VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 18.366 W 078° 23.470
17S E 731211 N 4132021
Quick Description: April 7, 1865-The Confederate army marched through this tobacco town, followed by the Union army. Lee hoped to issue rations to his men here before turning south but was forced to flee across the Appomattox River.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2020 12:28:27 PM
Waymark Code: WM137RN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Farmville-Lee’s Retreat— April 7, 1865 —The Confederate army marched through this tobacco town, followed by the Union army. Lee hoped to issue rations to his men here before turning south but was forced to flee across the Appomattox River. Grant sent his first dispatch to Lee concerning surrender from here.

Next Stop
Cumberland Church
2.9 miles

LOCATION: Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on North Main Street (Virginia Route 45), on the left when traveling north. Marker is at the west end of the parking lot Green Front Furniture on North Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Farmville VA 23901, United States of America.
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