Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Defense Line
Location. 37° 12.159′ N, 77° 23.457′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Coggin Street 0.1 miles north of Glenroy Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (approx. half a mile away); Col. George W. Gowen Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. ¾ mile away); Graham Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Petersburg Defenses (approx. one mile away); Battle of Petersburg (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Regarding Battery 31. On April 2, 1865, a 4:30 am assault by Union IX Corps troops under Maj Gen John G Parke broke through the Confederate lines around Fort Mahone. Lt Gen John B Gordon's
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Petersburg (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 31, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.