Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Roger Atkinson Pryor
(19 July 1828 – 14 Mar. 1919)
Erected 1957 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number M-22.)
Location. 37° 10.612′ N, 78° 7.65′ W. Marker is in Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is at the intersection of W Virginia Avenue (U.S. 460) and Meade Street, on the left when traveling north on W Virginia Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crewe (within shouting distance of this marker); Lottie Moon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370 T. O. Sandy (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ella Graham Agnew (approx. 1.9 miles away); Old Nottoway Meeting House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ingleside Training Institute (approx. 3.7 miles away); Nottoway Court House (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crewe.
Also see . . . Biography of Roger Atkinson Pryor. Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on December 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. Wilson-Kautz Raid
Gen. Pryor's local knowledge allowed Confederate cavalry to intercept a raiding Union force seven miles southeast of here at the "Battle of the Grove" on June 23, 1864.
[Excerpt from Black's and White's Station CWT marker] Former Congressman and Gen. Roger Atkinson Pryor, a native of Nottoway County, was riding with Gen. W.H.F. “Rooney” Lee’s cavalry when it arrived here. Pryor directed the Confederates to a shortcut at Hardy’s Fork to allow Lee’s cavalry to get in front of Wilson. The two forces collided
— Submitted June 16, 2010.
Categories. • Government • War, US Civil •
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