Stony Creek in Sussex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Nottoway River Crossings
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number UM-16.)
Location. 36° 53.931′ N, 77° 24.032′ W. Marker is in Stony Creek, Virginia, in Sussex County. Marker is on Blue Star Highway (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling south. Located near the bridge over Nottoway River, where US 301 parallels Interstate 95. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stony Creek VA 23882, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jones Chapel Methodist Church (approx. 2 miles away); History At Stony Creek (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sappony Baptist Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); Sappony Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Sussex County / Dinwiddie County (approx. 5.9 miles away); Prince George County / Sussex County (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sussex County Courthouse (approx. 6.8 miles away); Sussex County War Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stony Creek.
Also see . . . Sappony Church, Stony Creek Depot ,Civil War in Virginia. Wilson and Kautz headed east and, on June 28, crossed the Nottoway River at the Double Bridges and headed north to Stony Creek Depot on the Weldon Railroad. Here, they were attacked by Major General Wade Hampton's cavalry division. (Submitted on May 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
1. Additional Comments on Lt. Col. John Graves Simcoe
Excerpt from the Lt. Col John Graves Simcoe Papers:
Lt. Col. John Graves Simcoe (1752-1806) commanded the Queen’s Rangers—an American corps of hussars, or light cavalry, loyal to the British crown—during the Revolutionary War and later served as first lieutenant governor of Upper Canada.
From the John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Library, a part of the Research Division of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation - Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture:
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— Submitted May 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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