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Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Gregg

 
 
Fort Gregg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
1. Fort Gregg Marker
Inscription.

Fort Gregg
Confederate Defense Line
Apr. 2, 1865

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Erected Apr. 2, 1914
By A.P. Hill Camp S.C.V.

 
Erected 1914 by A.P. Hill Camp S.C.V.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 37° 11.85′ N, 77° 27.036′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in the middle of the field east of the parking area. 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. Confederate Fort Gregg (within shouting distance of this marker); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rohoic Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Fort Whitworth (approx. セ mile away); Cottage Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane
Marker for Confederate Fort Gregg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
2. Marker for Confederate Fort Gregg
The marker is on the Seige Line Tour in Petersburg National Battlefield.
(approx. 0.9 miles away); After the Breakthrough: April 2, 1865 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Fort Gregg. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Final Assault. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
Fort Gregg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
3. Fort Gregg
Confederate defenders in Fort Gregg held off the attacking Federals for two hours, giving Gen. Lee the time necessary to successfully evacuate Petersburg.
Marker at Fort Gregg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
4. Marker at Fort Gregg
Marker can be seen to the left of this photo, outside the remains of Fort Gregg.
Fort Gregg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
5. Fort Gregg
The remains of Confederate Fort Gregg are still visible today.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,893 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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