Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 37° 11.575′ N, 77° 22.462′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Crater Road (U.S. 301), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the sally port entrance to Fort Davis, in a city park. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America.
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 Fort Davis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. George W. Gowen Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Hays (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battery 31 (approx. 1.1 miles away); Joshua L. Chamberlain Promoted “On The Spot” (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . The Siege of Petersburg. Page offering details of the various stages of the siege. (Submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,274 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.