Near Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
ó April 6, 1865 ó
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Location. 37° 19.248′ N, 78° 12.752′ W. Marker is near Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is at the intersection of Saylers Creek Road (Virginia Route 617) and James Town Road (County Route 618), on the left when traveling south on Saylers Creek Road. Marker is in Sailorís Creek Battlefield State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jetersville VA 23083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Holt's Corner (here, next to this marker); W. R. Turner Memorial Trek (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsman House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Overton / Hillsman House Battle of Sailor's (Sayler's) Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Crossing Little Sailor's Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Assaulting the Confederate Battle Line (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Final Clash: With Fate Against Them (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jetersville.
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
Regarding Holtís Corner. Part of a driving tour following General Robert E. Lee's route from Petersburg to Appomattox. While visiting the site a more detailed description is played on short range radio on AM1610. Or call 1-800-6-retreat.
Also see . . .
1. Sailorís Creek. CWSAC Battle Summaries. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Sailor's Creek State Park. Virginia State Parks website. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. Virginia Civil War Trails. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
4. Lee's Retreat. Virginia's Retreat guide. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.