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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Graham Road

 
 
Graham Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Graham Road Marker
Inscription. Upon this site, on June 9, 1864, Captain Edward Graham, commanding two guns of the Petersburg Artillery, repulsed the attack of Kautz's cavalry, 1300 men. And by this gallant defense the city was saved. Later the Union forces were driven to retreat by the supporting cavalry of General James Dearing.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number QA 17.)
 
Location. 37° 13.129′ N, 77° 23.74′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Graham Road and Clinton Street, on the right when traveling east on Graham Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Petersburg (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Battle of Petersburg (about 700 feet away); Poplar Lawn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Earliest Known Public High School for African Americans in Virginia (approx. half a mile away); Lest We Forget (approx. half a mile away); Weddell-McCabe-Chisholm House (approx. half a mile away); Peabody High School (approx. half a mile away); McKenney House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .
Graham Road Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Graham Road Marker
 CWSAC Battle Summary. Petersburg I (Old Men and Young Boys) (Submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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