Near Blackstone in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Nottoway
— June 23, 1864 —
Erected by Virginia's Retreat.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 37° 6.395′ N, 78° 2.32′ W. Marker was near Blackstone, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker was on Old Nottoway Road (U.S. 460) near The Grove Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Nottoway (here, next to this marker); Mt. Nebo Church (approx. half a mile away); Blackstone College (approx. 2.6 miles away); Blackstone Female Institute (approx. Nottoway Court House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nottoway Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jamestown Oaks (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackstone.
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
Regarding Battle of Nottoway. Part of a driving tour following General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox. While visiting the site a more detailed description is played on short range radio on AM1610. Or call 1-800-6-retreat.
Also see . . .
1. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. Civil War Traveler guide to the retreat. (Submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
2. Lee's Retreat. Virginia's Retreat guide. (Submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,805 times since then and 131 times this year. Last updated on May 2, 2009, by David Lee Wilkinson of Blackstone, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.