Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Hicksford Raid Monument
J.R. Chambliss Camp 1779
Sons of Confederate Veterans
Erected 2010 by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This historical marker 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.
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 markerShiloh Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Emporia – Greensville Veteran War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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 August 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 746 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.