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Carson in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Reams Station

 
 
Reams Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Reams Station Marker
Inscription. Three miles north. There, the Union cavalryman, Kautz, in Wilson's raid, destroyed the station, June 22, 1864. Returning from Burkeville, Kautz reached there again June 29, and was joined by Wilson. Attacked by Hampton, Wilson and Kautz hastily retreated to Grant's army. Hancock, while destroying the Weldon railroad, was attacked at Reams Station by A. P. Hill and Hampton, August 25, 1864, and driven back to Grant's army.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number UM 20.)
 
Location. 37° 2.458′ N, 77° 23.365′ W. Marker is in Carson, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crater Road (U.S. 301) and Woodys Road, on the right when traveling south on South Crater Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carson VA 23830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.1 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station
South Crater Road (facing south) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. South Crater Road (facing south)
(approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,257 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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