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Mannboro in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee’s Retreat

 
 
Lee's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
1. Lee's Retreat Marker
Marker is along the route of the Lee's Retreat driving tour.
Inscription. Here Custer, commanding advance guard of an Army of the Potomac, struck and drove back Fitz Lee, left flank guard of Army of Northern Virginia, April 3, 1865.
 
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number OL 10.)
 
Location. 37° 14.956′ N, 77° 43.523′ W. Marker is in Mannboro, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is at the intersection of Namozine Road (Virginia Route 708) and Mill Quarter Road (Virginia Route 622), on the left when traveling north on Namozine Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mannboro VA 23105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Namozine Church (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Namozine Church (here, next to this marker); William Ransom Johnson (approx. 5.2 miles away); Eppington (approx. 5.5 miles away); Battle of Five Forks (approx. 6.5 miles away); Ford's Depot (approx. 6.9 miles away); Piney Grove Church Meeting Site (approx. 7.6 miles away); Clover Hill Mining District (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mannboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lee’s Retreat. (Submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Markers at Namozine Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
2. Markers at Namozine Church
Several markers are found at this location.

2. Lee's Retreat to Appomattox. Virginia Civil War Trails (Submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Namozine Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
3. Namozine Church
On April 3, 1865, cavalry from the Union and the Confederacy skirmished around this church. The church was used by both armies as a hospital.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 913 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 12, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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