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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hare House Site

 
 
Hare House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Hare House Site Marker
Inscription.  About this house swirled the tide of battle on June 18, 1864, and during “Lee’s Last Grand Offensive,” March 25, 1865.

(caption) Sketch by A.R. Waud
 
Erected by Petersburg National Battlefield Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 25, 1865.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 37° 13.961′ N, 77° 22.223′ W. Marker was in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker could be reached from Siege Road, 1.6 miles East Washington Street (Virginia Route 36). This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #5 - Fort Stedman. It is located on the Colquitt's Salient Trail. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Prince George Court House Road (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Stedman (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Stedman (about 500 feet away); Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes Back
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By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Hare House Site
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(about 500 feet away); A Final Effort (about 500 feet away); First Maine Heavy Artillery Monument (about 500 feet away); Wasted Valor (about 700 feet away); Colquitt’s Salient (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010.)
 
Hare house near Petersburg image. Click for full size.
By Alred R. Waud, circa July 1864
3. Hare house near Petersburg
Library of Congress [LC-DIG-ppmsca-21169]
Hare House Site image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2021
4. Hare House Site
Hare House Site image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2021
5. Hare House Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,063 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on October 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on October 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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