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Near Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nottoway Court House

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Nottoway Court House Marker
Inscription.  Near here on 23 June 1864, Confederate Maj. Gen. W. H. F. "Rooney" Lee positioned his cavalrymen between those of Union generals August V. Kautz and James H. Wilson, who were riding toward Burkeville. The resulting engagement, according to Wilson, was one of the hottest of the war. Gen. U. S. Grant passed by here on 5 April 1865 with part of his army, in pursuit of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Here Grant received word that Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan was at Jetersville, blocking Lee's line of retreat southward and forcing him west toward Farmville and then Appomattox Court House.
 
Erected 1994 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-170.)
 
Location. 37° 8.16′ N, 78° 4.921′ W. Marker is near Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on Colonial Trail (U.S. 460) near Old Nottoway Road (Business U.S. 460), on the right when traveling east. The marker is on the eastbound exit ramp from the Route 460 Bypass to Route 460 Business. Touch for map. Marker is 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 4 miles
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By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Nottoway Court House Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Nottoway Court House (approx. half a mile away); Nottoway Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. half a mile away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mount Nebo Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Battle of Nottoway (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nottoway (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lottie Moon (approx. 3.4 miles away); Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crewe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Traveler - Southside Virginia & Lee's Retreat. Wilson-Kautz Raid. Battle of Nottoway. (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Civil War Traveler - Southside Virginia & Lee's Retreat. Lee’s Retreat to Appomattox. Nottoway Court House. (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Civil War Traveler - Southside Virginia & Lee's Retreat. Lee's Retreat: Radio Message Scripts. Stop 25: Nottoway Court House (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

4. Nottoway County Court House (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Nottoway County Court House
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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