Near Rice in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Cavalry Battle at High Bridge
—April 6, 1865 —
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Location. 37° 16.517′ N, 78° 19.43′ W. Marker is near Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Prince Edward Hwy (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in a pulloff on the side of Route 460. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Cavalry Battle at High Bridge (here, next to this marker); High Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Rice’s Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Rice’s Depot (approx. 1.8 miles away); Action at High Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Sailor's Creek African-Americans at High Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); Camp Paradise (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rice.
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
Regarding Cavalry Battle at High Bridge. Part of a driving tour following General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox. While visiting the site a more detailed description is played on short range radio on AM1610. Or call 1-800-6-retreat.
Also see . . .
1. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. Virginia Civil War Trails. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Lee's Retreat. Virginia's Retreat guide. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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