Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1999 by Department Of Historic Resources. (Marker Number M-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 37° 18.673′ N, 78° 4.157′ W. Marker is in Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is on Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) west of Mt Zion Road (County Route 639 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jetersville VA 23083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Lee's Retreat (here, next to this marker); Jetersville (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2 miles away); Amelia Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Amelia Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nottoway County / Amelia County (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jetersville.
Regarding Lee's Retreat. This marker replaces a previous M-13 which read Near here, April 6, 1865, Meade, who was advancing northward on Amelia Courthouse, learned that Lee had turned westward. Meade sent the Second Corps on the Deatonsville Road, the Fifth Corps on the Paineville Road, and the Sixth Corps on a parallel route. The old marker stood about 5.3 miles southwest of Amelia Courthouse.
Also see . . . Lee's Retreat. Map and tour guide to key locations along the retreat route. (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2008, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,705 times since then and 198 times this year. Last updated on September 2, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. 2. submitted on May 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.