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Near Doswell in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee and Grant

 
 
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
1. Lee and Grant Marker
Inscription. Lee and Grant faced each other on the North Anna, May 23-26, 1864. Union forces crossed here and four miles to the west but found they could not dislodge Lee's center, which rested on the stream. Grant then turned east to Cold Harbor.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number E 23.)
 
Location. 37° 53.489′ N, 77° 27.991′ W. Marker is near Doswell, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on Washington Highway (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the Caroline/Hanover County line. Appears with marker Caroline/Hanover County (Z 155). Marker is in this post office area: Ruther Glen VA 22546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caroline County / Hanover County (a few steps from this marker); Long Creek Action (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Anna River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette and Cornwallis (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Anna River Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); One More River to Cross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Artillery Duel (approx. 1.5 miles away); A Night of Agony (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
 
More about this marker.
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
2. Lee and Grant Marker
Shown looking south with Hanover County side of marker (Z 155).
Marker is located on an easy pull off area from the main road.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
3. Lee and Grant Marker
Looking north by Caroline County Face of marker Z 155.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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