Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1970 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number S-43.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 2, 1865.
Location. 37° 11.986′ N, 77° 26.085′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road and Defense Road, in the median on Boydton Plank Road. 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. Battery 45 (within shouting distance of this marker); Rohoic Dam (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Gregg (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 1.1 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth OffensivePetersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane (approx. 1.3 miles away); Central State Hospital (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,220 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.