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Near Doswell in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee and Grant

 
 
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
1. Lee and Grant Marker
Inscription.  Lee and Grant faced each other on the North Anna, May 23-26, 1864. Union forces crossed here and four miles to the west but found they could not dislodge Lee's center, which rested on the stream. Grant then turned east to Cold Harbor.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation and Development Commission. (Marker Number E-23.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1727.
 
Location. 37° 53.489′ N, 77° 27.991′ W. Marker is near Doswell, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on Washington Highway (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling north. Marker is at the Caroline/Hanover County line. Appears with marker Caroline/Hanover County (Z 155). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ruther Glen VA 22546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caroline County / Hanover County (a few steps from this marker); Long Creek Action (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Anna River
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Lafayette and Cornwallis (approx. ¼ mile away); North Anna River Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); One More River to Cross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Artillery Duel (approx. 1½ miles away); River War (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located on an easy pull off area from the main road.
 
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
2. Lee and Grant Marker
Shown looking south with Hanover County side of marker (Z 155).
Lee and Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kathy Walker, July 20, 2008
3. Lee and Grant Marker
Looking north by Caroline County Face of marker Z 155.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,313 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 23, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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