Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Defense Line
Location. 37° 12.159′ N, 77° 23.457′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Coggin Street 0.1 miles north of Glenroy Street, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (approx. half a mile away); Col. George W. Gowen Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Joshua L. Chamberlain Promoted “On The Spot” (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. ¾ mile away); Graham Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Petersburg Defenses (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
Regarding Battery 31. On April 2, 1865, a 4:30 am assault by Union IX Corps troops under Maj Gen John G Parke broke through the Confederate lines around Fort Mahone. Lt Gen John
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Petersburg (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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