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

Vaughan Road

 
 
Vaughan Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Vaughan Road Marker
Inscription. Hancock moved by it to his defeat at Burgess Mill, October 27, 1864, and in 1865, Grant moved his forces on it from the east to attack Lee's right wing. On March 29, 1865, Sheridan came to Dinwiddie Court House over it in the operations preceeding the Battle of Five Forks.
 
Erected 1968 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number S 55.)
 
Location. 37° 4.903′ N, 77° 34.941′ W. Marker is in Dinwiddie, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Carson Road and Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling west on Carson Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dinwiddie VA 23841, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The War of 1812 / Winfield Scott (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Education in Dinwiddie County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dinwiddie Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Dinwiddie Court House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scott's Law Office (approx. half a mile away); Dinwiddie Courthouse (approx. half a mile
Carson Road (Vaughan Road) & Boydton Plank Road. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Carson Road (Vaughan Road) & Boydton Plank Road.
away); Chamberlain's Bed (approx. 1.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 1.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Dinwiddie.
 
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Boydton Plank Road (Burgessí Mill). (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. CWSAC Battle Summary. Dinwiddie Court House. (Submitted on April 6, 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 829 times since then and 91 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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