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General Grant's Headquarters

 
 
General Grant's Headquarters marker at City Point image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
1. General Grant's Headquarters marker at City Point
Inscription.  General Grant’s headquarters at Appomattox Manor 1864-65 during the siege of Petersburg and Richmond. President Lincoln spent 3 weeks in City Point during April, 1865.
 
Erected 1961.
 
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: #16 Abraham Lincoln, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 37° 18.926′ N, 77° 16.62′ W. Marker is in Hopewell, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lane and Pecan Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Cedar Lane. Marker is near the parking lot of the City Point Unit of Pertersburg National Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell VA 23860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox Manor (here, next to this marker); City Point (a few steps from this marker); City Point, Virginia (a few steps from this marker); General Grant's Headquarters at City Point (within shouting distance
Grant's Headquarters marker with Appomattox Manor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
2. Grant's Headquarters marker with Appomattox Manor
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of this marker); The Peacemaker (within shouting distance of this marker); The Depot Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Supply Hub (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Also see . . .  Grant's Headquarters. National Park Service site offering details about Grant's Headquarters. (Submitted on December 2, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
General Grant's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 23, 2010
3. General Grant's Headquarters Marker
Marker on right
Eppes house - Appomattox Manor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
4. Eppes house - Appomattox Manor
Grant's Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
5. Grant's Cabin
Gen. U.S. Grant made his headquarters in this cabin at City Point. It is located a short distance east of Appomattox Manor.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,611 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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