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

Crater of Mine

 
 
Crater of Mine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Crater of Mine Marker
Inscription.
Excavated by
The 48th Regt. Penn. Vet. Vol. Inf.
Burnside's 9th Corps,
July 30, 1864.

 
Location. 37° 13.112′ N, 77° 22.652′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road 0.4 miles east of South Crater Road (U.S. 460). Click for map. This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #8 – The Crater. 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. “A Stupendous Failure” (here, next to this marker); Confederate Counterattack (here, next to this marker); The Crater (here, next to this marker); Confederate Countermine (a few steps from this marker); Mahone (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Mahone’s Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of the Crater Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Battle of the Crater Markers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 19 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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