Petersburg, Virginia —

*The American South (Mid-Atlantic)*# Massachusetts

*(Front):*

who lost their lives in the armies of the Potomac and James

in various battles in Virginia

1861 - 1865

This monument erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

*(Back):*

1st Mass. Infty. - 22d Mass. Infty. - 40th Mass. Infty. - 9th Mass. Lt. Arty.

2d Mass. Infty. - 23d Mass. Infty. - 56th Mass. Infty. - 10th Mass. Lt. Arty.

7th Mass. Infty. - 24th Mass. Infty. - 57th Mass. Infty. - 11th Mass. Lt. Arty.

9th Mass. Infty - 25th Mass. Infty. - 58th Mass. Infty. - 14th Mass. Lt. Arty.

10th Mass. Infty. - 27th Mass. Infty. - 59th Mass. Infty.

11th Mass. Infty. - 28th Mass. Infty. - 61st Mass. Infty.

12th Mass. Infty - 29th Mass. Infty. - 1st Mass. Cavalry

13th Mass. Infty. - 32d Mass. Infty. - 1st Mass. Hvy. Arty. - 2d Mass. Cavalry

15th Mass. Infty. - 33d Mass Infty. - Co. I, 3d Hvy. Arty. - 4th Mass. Cavalry

16th Mass. Infty. - 34th Mass. Infty. - 5th Mass. Cavalry

13th Mass. Infty. - 35th Mass. Infty.

19th Mass. Infty. - 36th Mass. Infty. - 1st Mass. Lt. Arty

20th Mass. Infty. - 37th Mass. Infty. - 3d Mass. Lt. Arty. - 1st Co. of Sharpshooters

21st Mass. Infty. - 39th Mass. Infty. - 5th Mass. Lt. Arty. - 2d Co. of Sharpshooters

Erected by Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.

Location. 37° 13.109′ N, 77° 22.967′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Siege Road and South Crater Road (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling west on Siege Road. Located at the south exit from the Eastern Front tour of 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. Graham Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); Mahone (approx. ¼ mile away); South Carolina (approx. ¼ mile away); Union High Tide (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of the Crater - Covered Way (approx. ¼ mile away); Mahone’s Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Countermine (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.

Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,124 times since then and 16 times this year.

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**1, 2, 3, 4.**submitted on December 22, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.