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Near Rice in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sailorís Creek

 
 
Sailorís Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
1. Sailorís Creek Marker
Inscription.
Here Lee fought
his last battle,
April 6, 1865.
Ewell almost
won a great vic-
tory but was
overwhelmed by
Sheridan.
Nottoway Chapter
U.D.C. 1928

 
Erected 1928 by United Daughters of the Confederacy, Nottoway Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 19.806′ N, 78° 14.908′ W. Marker is near Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Virginia Route 619, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Lockett House. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockett House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Lockett House (within shouting distance of this marker); Double Bridges (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Sailors (Sayler's) Creek (approx. 2 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 2 miles away); Overton / Hillsman House
Sailorís Creek Memorial and Restored Lockett House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 18, 2010
2. Sailorís Creek Memorial and Restored Lockett House
(approx. 2 miles away); Crossing Little Sailor's Creek (approx. 2 miles away); Holtís Corner (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rice.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Sailor's Creek by markers.
 
Also see . . .
1. Sailorís Creek. CWSAC Battle Summaries. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Sailor's Creek State Park. Virginia State Parks website. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lockett House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
3. Lockett House
The marker is located in front of the house of James Lockett. This house, which still shows scars of the April 6, 1865 battle, was used as a hospital after the fighting.
Sailorís Creek Battlefield State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 26, 2007
4. Sailorís Creek Battlefield State Park
The marker is located near this park which preserves the site of the last major battle of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,405 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on June 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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