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Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

A.P. Hill Memorial

 
 
AP Hill Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
1. AP Hill Memorial
Inscription. To the memory of A.P. Hill, Lt - Gen CSA He was killed about 600 yards northwardly from this marker, being shot by a small band of stragglers from the Federal lines on the morning of April 2nd, 1865. Erected by A.P. Hill Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans - Petersburg, Va.
 
Erected by A.P. Hill Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans - Petersburg, Va.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 37° 11.365′ N, 77° 28.52′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (U.S. 1) and Duncan Road (County Route 670), on the left when traveling west on Boydton Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Where Hill Fell (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier (approx. mile away); A.P. Hill Death Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Confederate Counterattack (approx. 0.4
CSV AP Hill Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
2. CSV AP Hill Memorial
miles away); The Breakthrough (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Our Line of Battle was so Thin” (approx. half a mile away); 1st Lieutenant Evander McNair Robeson (approx. half a mile away); “We Fought Desperately” (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
AP Hill's grave in Richmond image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
3. AP Hill's grave in Richmond
Gen. A.P. Hill was born in Culpeper Co. on November 9th, 1825, and was killed before Petersburg on April 2, 1865. He is buried in Richmond, Va.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,189 times since then and 132 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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