Near Dinwiddie in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Five Forks Battleﬁeld
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States.
Erected 1961 by U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 8.354′ N, 77° 37.369′ W. Marker is near Dinwiddie, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on White Oak Road (Virginia Route 613), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in the Five Forks Unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield, at the Five Forks intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Dinwiddie VA 23841, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Five Forks (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Five Forks (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of Pegram (within shouting distance of this marker); Digging In (within shouting "Advanced...repulsed...charged again..." (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crawford’s Sweep (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Union Cavalry Attacks (approx. half a mile away); Attack on the Angle (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dinwiddie.
Also see . . .
1. Five Forks Unit. Petersburg National Battlefield (Submitted on March 15, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Five Forks. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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