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Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee's Retreat

 
 
Lee's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy, July 23, 2008
1. Lee's Retreat Marker
Inscription. From here Union cavalry moved north on April 5, 1865 to ascertain Lee's whereabouts. On the morning of April 6, the Second, Fifth and Sixth corps of Grant's army advanced from Jetersville toward Amelia Courthouse to attack Lee.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation Development Commission. (Marker Number M-15.)
 
Location. 37° 17.743′ N, 78° 5.942′ W. Marker is in Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is at the intersection of Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) and Amelia Springs Road (Route 642), on the right when traveling west on Patrick Henry Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jetersville VA 23083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Lee's Retreat (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (a few steps from this marker); Jetersville (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2 miles away); Nottoway County / Amelia County
Lee's Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Laura Troy
2. Lee's Retreat Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Nottoway County / Amelia County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Amelia Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jetersville.
 
Also see . . .  Lee's Retreat. Map and tour guide to key locations along the retreat route. (Submitted on August 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2008, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,048 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on July 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2008, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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