Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Battery 6
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 15, 1864.
Location. 37° 14.58′ N, 77° 21.345′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Petersburg Tour Road, on the right when traveling north. Located across from the visitor center parking area at Petersburg National Battlefield. 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. Jordan Family Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Prelude to Petersburg (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephen Tyng Mather (about 400 feet away); The Siege of Petersburg (about 400 feet away); Battery 5 Trail (about 400 feet away); Siege of Petersburg — Grant's First Offensive (about 500 feet away); Uprooted by War (about 700 feet away); Artillery at Petersburg (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . Battle and Siege of Petersburg. National Park Service site discussing battle. (Submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.