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

Colquitt’s Salient

 
 
Colquitt’s Salient Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. Colquitt’s Salient Marker
Inscription. On June 18 1864 the Confederates on this hill repulsed the charge of the First Maine Regiment

On March 25 1865 from this salient General John B. Gordon led a body of picked men to surprise and capture Fort Steadman
 
Location. 37° 13.876′ N, 77° 22.388′ 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. It is located on the Colquitt's Salient Trail. 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. Wasted Valor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gracie’s Salient (about 400 feet away); First Maine Heavy Artillery Monument (about 600 feet away); Hare House Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Stedman (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Stedman (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Final Effort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Lee Strikes Back (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield
Colquitt’s Salient image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. Colquitt’s Salient
. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gracie’s & Colquitt's Salients image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
3. Gracie’s & Colquitt's Salients
 
 
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 907 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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