Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Crater of Mine
The 48th Regt. Penn. Vet. Vol. Inf.
Burnside's 9th Corps,
July 30, 1864.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 13.112′ N, 77° 22.652′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road 0.4 miles east of South Crater Road (U.S. 460). This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #8 – The Crater. 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. “A Stupendous Failure” (here, next to this marker); Confederate Counterattack (here, next to this marker); The Crater (here, next to this marker); Confederate Countermine (a few steps from this marker); Mahone (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina (within shouting distance of this Mahone’s Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on May 1, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.