Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Siege of Petersburg
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° 11.969′ N, 77° 26.053′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on Defense Road/Fort Lee Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is along the Defense Line Tour of Petersburg National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cottage Farm ( within shouting distance of this marker); Rohoic Dam ( approx. half a mile away); Confederate Fort Gregg ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Fort Gregg ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive ( approx. 1.1 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth ( approx. 1.1 miles away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Petersburg Defenses ( approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Final Assaults and the Fall of Petersburg, April 2, 1865. (Submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. Petersburg National Battlefield. National Park Service. (Submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,560 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.