Near Colonial Heights in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Advance on Petersburg
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S-24.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 5, 1864.
Location. 37° 17.838′ N, 77° 24.584′ W. Marker is near Colonial Heights, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles north of Happy Hill Road, on the right when traveling northTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Heights VA 23834, 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. Union Army Railroad Raids (here, next to this marker); Redwater Creek Engagement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swift Creek Battlefield: A Landscape of Change (approx. ¾ mile away); Union Army Checked (approx. 0.8 miles away); Battle of Swift Creek (approx. one mile away); "Brave to Madness" (approx. one mile away); Electric Railway (approx. 1.3 miles away); The "Bottle" (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Heights.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 970 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.