Dinwiddie in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number S 56.)
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 37° 4.078′ N, 77° 36.115′ W. Marker was in Dinwiddie, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker was on Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) 0.2 miles north of Gatewood Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker was 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 location, measured as the crow flies. Campaign of 1781 (approx. 0.4 miles away but has been reported missing); Dinwiddie Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Scott's Law Office (approx. one mile away); Dinwiddie Court House (approx. one mile away); Battle of Dinwiddie Court House (approx. one mile away); Early Education in Dinwiddie County (approx. one mile away); The War of 1812 / Winfield Scott (approx. 1.1 miles away); Vaughan Road (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dinwiddie.
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Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Dinwiddie Court House. (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Union General Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain. “Chamberlain, however, would survive the wound, and return to the front in time to play a pivotal role in the Appomattox Campaign. On April 12, 1865, Brigadier General Chamberlain received the Confederate surrender of arms. Rising to the occasion, the general ordered his men to salute their vanquished foes. ” (Submitted on July 16, 2015.)
3. State Retires Two Historical Highway Markers in Dinwiddie County. (Submitted on July 16, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 140 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.