Near Sussex in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Cattle (Beefsteak) Raid
Erected 1962 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number UO-5.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1885.
Location. 36° 59.426′ N, 77° 15.287′ W. Marker is near Sussex, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker is on Jerusalem Plank Road (Virginia Route 35) 0.1 miles south of Courthouse Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly VA 23890, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sussex County Confederate Monument (approx. 5.4 miles away); Sussex County War Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Sussex County Courthouse (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 7.6 miles away); Reams Station (approx. 8.2 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 8.2 miles away); Coppahaunk Springs (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sussex.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers relating to the Beefsteak Raid.
Also see . . .
1. The Beefsteak Raid. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg website. (Submitted on January 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Wade Hampton and the Great Beefsteak Raid. Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton website by the Sons of Confederate Veterans. (Submitted on January 3, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
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 1,403 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.