Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General Lee's Headquarters
Erected 1931 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission for the City of Petersburg. (Marker Number QA-7.)
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 1864.
Location. 37° 13.596′ N, 77° 24.632′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (U.S. 1) and Lafayette Street, on the right when traveling west on West Washington Street. 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. Joseph Cotten (within shouting distance of this marker); Folly Castle (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Noted Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace Episcopal ChurchHeadquarters of Gen. R. E. Lee (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Confederate Hospital (approx. Ό mile away); Wyatt Tee Walker (approx. Ό mile away); Fort Henry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,759 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.