Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Hicksford Raid Monument
Erected 2010 by J.R. Chambliss Camp 1779, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 9, 1864.
Location. 36° 41.327′ N, 77° 32.381′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Battery Avenue east of South Main Street (U.S. 301). This monument is located in Veterans Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shiloh Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia Greensville Veteran War Memorial Tarleton's Movements (about 600 feet away); Hicksford Raid (about 800 feet away); Benjamin D. Tillar, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Hicks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chaplain Thomas M. Bulla (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greensville County (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
More about this monument. General Gouverneur K. Warren's name is misspelled.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2011.