Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Fort Whitworth
Erected 1994 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 82.)
Location. 37° 12.309′ N, 77° 27.596′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Albemarle Street, on the right when traveling north on Boydton Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Boydton Plank Road and Albemarle Street. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Battle of Fort Whitworth ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane ( approx. half a mile away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Gregg ( approx. ¾ mile away); Edge Hill ( approx. ¾ mile away); Central State Hospital ( approx. 0.9 miles away); The Civil War Years ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . . The Final Assault. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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