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

Colquitt’s Salient

 
 
Colquitt’s Salient Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Colquitt’s Salient Marker
Inscription.  On June 18 1864 the Confederates on this hill repulsed the charge of the First Maine Regiment

On March 25 1865 from this salient General John B. Gordon led a body of picked men to surprise and capture Fort Steadman
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1865.
 
Location. 37° 13.876′ N, 77° 22.388′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road, 1.6 miles south of 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. Wasted Valor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gracie’s Salient (about 400 feet away); First Maine Heavy Artillery Monument (about 600 feet away); Fort Stedman (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Stedman (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Final Effort
Colquitt’s Salient image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Colquitt’s Salient
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes Back (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prince George Court House Road (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010.)
 
Gracie’s & Colquitt's Salients image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
3. Gracie’s & Colquitt's Salients
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,102 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 21, 2022