Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
—April 7, 1865 —
Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Location. 37° 18.366′ N, 78° 23.47′ W. Marker is in Farmville, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on North Main Street (Virginia Route 45), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at the west end of the parking lot Green Front Furniture on North Main Street. Marker is in this post office area: Farmville VA 23901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Farmville (here, next to this marker); Site of the Randolph House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cumberland County / Prince Edward County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bizarre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William W. H. Thackston (approx. 0.4 miles away); Main Street - Mayor J. David Crute - EACO Theatre Beulah AME Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farmville.
More about this marker. Below the main text of the marker is a map of the retreat showing important stops along the route.
Regarding Farmville. 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. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. Virginia Civil War Trails. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Lee's Retreat. Virginia's Retreat guide. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 975 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.