Near Courtland in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Major Joseph E. Gillette
Erected 1981 by Southampton County Historical Society. (Marker Number U-123.)
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 May 1861.
Location. 36° 41.41′ N, 76° 58.853′ W. Marker is near Courtland, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on Camp Parkway (Virginia Route 58) 0.4 miles west of Delaware Road, on the right when traveling west. The marker is in front of Riverdale Elementary Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31023 Camp Pkwy, Courtland VA 23837, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marle Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pauline Cauthorne Morton (1912-2004) (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Family Homestead (approx. 2˝ miles away); Confederate Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Franklin Memorial Park (approx. 2.6 miles away); General Thomas' Birthplace (approx. 2.7 miles away); Virginia Native Tribes/First Americans (approx. 3˝ miles away); Lyons State Theatre (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Courtland.
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 1,401 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.