Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Defense Line
Apr. 2, 1865
Erected Apr. 2, 1914
By A.P. Hill Camp S.C.V.
Erected 1914 by A.P. Hill Camp S.C.V.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 37° 11.85′ N, 77° 27.036′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Seventh Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the middle of the field east of the parking area. 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. Confederate Fort Gregg (within shouting distance of this marker); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rohoic Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Fort Whitworth (approx. ｾ mile away); Cottage Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane After the Breakthrough: April 2, 1865 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Fort Gregg. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
3. The Final Assault. The Civil War Siege of Petersburg. (Submitted on December 21, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,026 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.