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Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Amelia Springs

Lee's Retreat

 

— April 6, 1865 —

 
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By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
1. Amelia Springs Marker
Inscription.  A portion of the Union army encountered Lee’s rearguard as the Southerners completed their night march around Grant's troops. This was also the scene of an April 5 engagement as Union cavalry returned from destroying a Confederate wagon train at Paineville.

Next Stop
Deatonville
3.3 miles
 
Erected by Lee's Retreat. (Marker Number Stop-7.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 20.023′ N, 78° 6.5′ W. Marker is in Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is on Amelia Springs Road (Virginia Route 642) 0.2 miles south of St. James Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jetersville VA 23083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Amelia Springs (here, next to this marker); Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat
Amelia Springs Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
2. Amelia Springs Markers
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.7 miles away); Jetersville (approx. 2.8 miles away); Deatonville (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jetersville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lee's Retreat. Virginia Retreat (Submitted on March 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

2. Amelia Springs. Lee's Retreat (Submitted on March 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Amelia Springs Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 18, 2010
3. Amelia Springs Rd (facing north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,157 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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