Rice in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
— April 6, 1865 —
Cavalry Battle at High Bridge
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Notable Places • War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 16.291′ N, 78° 17.44′ W. Marker is in Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of 600 and Virginia Route 735, on the left when traveling south on 600. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rice’s Depot (here, next to this marker); Action at High Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Sailor's Creek (approx. 0.4 miles away); High Bridge (approx. Cavalry Battle at High Bridge (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Cavalry Battle at High Bridge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Camp Paradise (approx. 2.9 miles away); African-Americans at High Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rice.
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
Regarding Rice’s Depot. 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. Virginia Civil War Trails. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Lee's Retreat. Virginia's Retreat guide. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 2. submitted on June 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.