Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Siege of Suffolk
Erected 1965 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K-252.)
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 month for this entry is April 1888.
Location. 36° 44.979′ N, 76° 34.99′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on North Main Street (U.S. 460) 0.3 miles south of Edgewood Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Siege of Suffolk (approx. 0.7 miles away); Early History of Suffolk (approx. ¾ mile away); Cedar Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Riddick’s Folly (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Suffolk ChurchThe Site of the First Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Watering Fountain (approx. one mile away); World War I Monument (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Also see . . . Cincinnati Civil War Round Table. “Pork Belly Politics or How Longstreet Brought Home the Bacon: James Longstreet and the Suffolk Campaign” by Thomas L. Breiner, Sept 16, 1999 (Submitted on April 22, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,746 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.