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By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
Hatcher's Run Battlefield
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Burgess — S-63 — Battle of Hatcher’s Run5-7 February 1865
Hoping to cut Lee’s supply route into Petersburg, in February 1865 Grant ordered two army corps led by Major Generals Gouverneur K. Warren and Andrew A. Humphreys to seize the Boydton Plank Road. The Confederate corps commanded by Maj. Gen. John B. . . . — Map (db m6486) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Burgess — Brigadier General John Pegram
Near this site Brigadier General John Pegram was killed in the Battle of Hatcher's Run on February 6, 1865 — Map (db m6490) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Burgess — The Battle of Hatcher’s RunTo Cut the Remaining Supply Lines, February 5-7, 1865
By early 1865 the Federal army’s two remaining objectives along the Petersburg front were the Boydton Plank Road, an intermediate wagon supply route into the city, and the South Side Railroad, a major transportation artery from Lynchburg and the . . . — Map (db m6501) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Burgess — The Battle of Hatcher’s RunFighting Around Dabney’s Sawmill, February 6-7, 1865
On February 6, the Union forces pressed onward towards the South Side Railroad. Around 1 p.m., Major General Gouverneur K. Warren’s Fifth Corps sent out two divisions under the leadership of Major General Samuel Crawford and Major General Romeyn . . . — Map (db m6504) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Petersburg — S-50 — Hatcher's Run
Lee's right wing was defended by earthworks on this stream, here and to the east. These works were unsuccessfully attacked by Union forces, February 5-7, 1865. On the morning of April 2, 1865, they were stormed by Union troops. — Map (db m17696) HM

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