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

Hagood’s Brigade

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—C.S.A. —

 
Hagood’s Brigade Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Hagood’s Brigade Monument
Inscription. Here a brigade composed of the 7th battalion, the 11th, 21st, 25th and 27th regiments South Carolina Volunteers, commanded by Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood, charged Warren’s Federal Army Corps, on the 21st day of August 1864, taking into the fight 749 men, retiring with 273.
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No prouder fate than theirs who gave their lives to liberty.
 
Location. 37° 9.998′ N, 77° 24.941′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Road (County Route 604) and Flank Road (County Route 676), on the left when traveling north on Halifax Road. Touch for map. Marker is on the Siege Line Tour in Petersburg National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fight for the Weldon Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Fourth Offensive (about 300 feet away); Fort Wadsworth (about 300 feet away); The Petersburg Railroad (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Conahey (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Hays
State Seal and Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
2. State Seal and Back Inscription
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Fifth Offensive (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Largest Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. (Submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument Location image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
3. Monument Location
The marker is located near the site of Union Fort Wadsworth, the remains of which can be seen in the background.
Hagood’s Brigade Monument Seen from Fort Wadsworth image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
4. Hagood’s Brigade Monument Seen from Fort Wadsworth
The monument is within the boundaries of the Petersburg National Battlefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,386 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on May 26, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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