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Near Fort Lee in Prince George County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince George Court House Road

 
 
Prince George Court House Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
1. Prince George Court House Road Marker
Inscription.  This trail follows the old road which ran between Petersburg and Prince George Court House. It was used by both armies to move men and supplies.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 37° 13.959′ N, 77° 21.269′ W. Marker was near Fort Lee, Virginia, in Prince George County. Marker could be reached from Siege Road, on the left. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Fort Lee VA 23801, United States of America.

We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Infantry Earthworks (here, next to this marker); Monotonous Toil (a few steps from this marker); “A Splendid Charge”
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(a few steps from this marker); U.S. Colored Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery 8 of the Dimmock Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); The United States Military Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dividing Point (approx. half a mile away); Site of U.S. Military Railroad (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Lee.
 
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a picture of a horse drawn wagon train with the caption ‘”The Supply Train” by Edwin Forbes”
 
Also see . . .
1. Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Prince George Court House Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
2. Prince George Court House Road
The road leaves Tour Stop 3, where examples of soldier huts and fortifications are located.
Prince George Court House Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 20, 2021
3. Prince George Court House Road Marker
New historical road signs at this location. US Colored Troops Monument on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on November 13, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on November 13, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 18, 2024