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

Nottoway Court House

Lee's Retreat

 

— April 5, 1865 —

 
Lee's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Lee's Retreat Marker
Inscription.  Following the South Side railroad, portions of the Union army passed through this village and continued through Burkeville, encountering the Confederates at Rice's Depot. General Grant spent part of the evening here before riding to Jetersville to confer with his generals.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list.
 
Location. 37° 7.723′ N, 78° 4.76′ W. Marker is near Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker can be reached from West Courthouse Road 0.1 miles south of Old Nottoway Road. This marker is located in the parking lot opposite the Nottoway County Courthouse. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nottoway Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Nottoway Court House (approx. half a mile away); Mount Nebo Church (approx. 2.7 miles away); Battle of Nottoway
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By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Lee's Retreat Marker
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Nottoway (approx. 2.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lottie Moon (approx. 3.8 miles away); Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crewe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Virginia’s Retreat. Lee’s Retreat (Submitted on May 18, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, 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 Richmond, 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 Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Nottoway County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Nottoway County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 999 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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