Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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 month for this entry is June 1864.
Location. 37° 11.575′ N, 77° 22.462′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Crater Road (U.S. 301), on the right when traveling south. Located at the sally port entrance to Fort Davis, in a city park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, 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. A different marker also named Fort Davis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. George W. Gowen Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Hays (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battery 31 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joshua L. Chamberlain Promoted “On The Spot” (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . The Siege of Petersburg. Page offering details of the various stages of the siege. (Submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,396 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.