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Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hatcher's Run

 
 
Hatcher's Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Hatcher's Run Marker
Inscription. Lee's right wing was defended by earthworks on this stream, here and to the east. These works were unsuccessfully attacked by Union forces, February 5-7, 1865. On the morning of April 2, 1865, they were stormed by Union troops.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number S 50.)
 
Location. 37° 9.186′ N, 77° 31.04′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) 0.3 miles north of White Oak Road, on the right when traveling north. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burgess Mill (a few steps from this marker); Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); White Oak Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gravelly Run Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Raceland (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle of White Oak Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of White Oak Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of White Oak Road (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .
Hatcher's Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Hatcher's Run Marker

1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Hatcher's Run (Armstrong's Mill). (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. The Battle of Hatcher's Run. Civil War Trust (Submitted on April 6, 2009.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hatcher's Run Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, October 19, 2014
3. Hatcher's Run Marker
Markers were recently moved to the west side of US 1.
Armstrong's Mill on Hatcher's Run 2 miles downstream from the marker. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
4. Armstrong's Mill on Hatcher's Run 2 miles downstream from the marker.
This 20th century structure is located on the mill site. The fighting on the Feb 5, 1865 took place in the vicinity of Steers Millpond, to the north of Hatcher's Run and east of Duncan Road.
Hatcher's Run below Armstrong's Mill. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
5. Hatcher's Run below Armstrong's Mill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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