Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Fort Whitworth
Erected 1994 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S-82.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 2, 1865.
Location. 37° 12.309′ N, 77° 27.596′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane (approx. half a mile away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Gregg (approx. ¾ mile away); Edge Hill (approx. ¾ mile away); Central State Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Civil War Years (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . The Final Assault. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,470 times since then and 64 times this year. Last updated on November 8, 2018, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.