Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Oﬀensive
April 2-3, 1865 Fall of Petersburg and Richmond
Erected by Petersburg National Battlefield.
Location. 37° 11.885′ N, 77° 27.242′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on 7th Avenue 0.1 miles north of Simpson Road (Virginia Route 142), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. 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. Fort Gregg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Fort Whitworth Rohoic Dam (approx. 0.6 miles away); After the Breakthrough: April 2, 1865 (approx. ¾ mile away); The Civil War Years (approx. ¾ mile away); The Kitchen Quarter (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service (Submitted on October 19, 2014.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.