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Carson in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Reams Station

 
 
Reams Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
1. Reams Station Marker
Inscription.  Three miles north. There the Union cavalryman Kautz, in Wilson's raid, destroyed the station, June 22, 1864. Returning from Burkeville, Kautz reached there again June 29, and was joined by Wilson. Attacked by Hampton, Wilson and Kautz hastily retreated to Grant's army. Hancock, while destroying the Weldon railroad, was attacked at Reams Station by A. P. Hill and Hampton, August 25, 1864, and driven back to Grant's army.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number UM-20.)
 
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 date for this entry is June 22, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 2.458′ N, 77° 23.365′ W. Marker is in Carson, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker is at the intersection of South Crater Road (U.S. 301) and Woodys Road, on the right when traveling south on South Crater Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carson VA 23830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince George County / Sussex County
South Crater Road (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 9, 2009
2. South Crater Road (facing south)
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.1 miles away); North Carolina (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ream's Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Reams Station (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Reams Station. American Battlefield Trust (Submitted on November 11, 2021.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,577 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on January 8, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jul. 5, 2022