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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince George Court House Road

 
 
Prince George Court House Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Prince George Court House Road Marker
Inscription. This old road was used by both Confederate and Union Armies in the fighting around Petersburg.
 
Erected by Petersburg National Battlefield Park.
 
Location. 37° 13.957′ N, 77° 22.137′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road 1.6 miles south of East Washington Street (Virginia Route 36). Touch for map. This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #5 - Fort Stedman. 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. Colquitt’s Salient Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes Back (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Final Effort (about 400 feet away); Hare House Site (about 400 feet away); Fort Stedman (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Stedman (about 500 feet away); First Maine Heavy Artillery Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wasted Valor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Prince George Court House Road trace image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Prince George Court House Road trace

 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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