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

Namozine Church

Lee's Retreat

 
 
Namozine Church on Lee's Retreat image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Namozine Church on Lee's Retreat
Inscription. April 3, 1865
As Lee's men continued their morning march toward Ameila Court House, cavalries skirmished around this church. Forced to withdraw, the armies continued a running battle that ended near Deep Creek. Namozine Church also served as a hospital for both armies.

Next Stop
Amelia Court House 19.7 miles.
 
Erected by Virginia's Retreat.
 
Location. 37° 14.956′ N, 77° 43.523′ W. Marker is in Mannboro, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is at the intersection of Mill Quarter Road (County Route 622) and Namozine Road (County Route 708), on the left when traveling north on Mill Quarter Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mannboro VA 23105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Namozine Church (here, next to this marker); Lee’s Retreat (here, next to this marker); William Ransom Johnson (approx. 5.2 miles away); Eppington (approx. 5.5 miles away); Battle of Five Forks (approx. 6.5 miles away); Ford's Depot (approx.
Lee's Retreat Marker with Namozine Church in the Background image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
2. Lee's Retreat Marker with Namozine Church in the Background
Lee's Retreat is a driving tour following General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox.
6.9 miles away); Piney Grove Church Meeting Site (approx. 7.6 miles away); Clover Hill Mining District (approx. 8.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mannboro.
 
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
 
Regarding Namozine Church. Part of a driving tour following General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox. While visiting the site a more detailed description is played on short range radio on AM1610. Or call 1-800-6-retreat.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. (Submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Lee's Retreat. (Submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Namozine Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
3. Namozine Church
Namozine Presbyterian Church, built in 1847, survived the battle that took place around it. It remains virtually unchanged since its date of construction.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,398 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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