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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hare House Site

 
 
Hare House Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Hare House Site Marker
Inscription.  About this house swirled the tide of battle on June 18, 1864, and during “Lee’s Last Grand Offensive,” March 25, 1865.
 
Erected by Petersburg National Battlefield Park.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 13.961′ N, 77° 22.223′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road 1.6 miles from East Washington Street (Virginia Route 36). This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #5 - Fort Stedman. It is located on the Colquitt's Salient Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colquitt’s Salient Trail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Prince George Court House Road (about 400 feet away); Fort Stedman (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Stedman (about 500 feet away); Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes Back (about 500 feet away);
Hare House Site image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Hare House Site
A Final Effort (about 500 feet away); First Maine Heavy Artillery Monument (about 500 feet away); Wasted Valor (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
More about this marker. On top is a war time sketch of the house by A. R. Waud.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Hare house near Petersburg image. Click for full size.
By Alred R. Waud, circa July 1864
3. Hare house near Petersburg
Library of Congress [LC-DIG-ppmsca-21169]
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,006 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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