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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 Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
1. Prince George Court House Road Marker
Inscription. This trail follows the old road which ran between Petersburg and Prince George Court House. It was used by both armies to move men and supplies.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 37° 13.959′ N, 77° 21.269′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road, on the left. Touch for map. Marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield. It is located at Tour Stop 3. 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. Infantry Earthworks (here, next to this marker); Monotonous Toil (a few steps from this marker); “A Splendid Charge” (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Colored Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery 8 of the Dimmock Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dividing Point (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Battery 6 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jordon Family Cemetery (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
More about this marker. The left of the marker contains a picture of a horse drawn wagon train with the caption ”The Supply Train” by Edwin Forbes”
 
Also see . . .
Prince George Court House Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 23, 2007
2. Prince George Court House Road
The road leaves Tour Stop 3, where examples of soldier huts and fortifications are located.

1. Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 811 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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