Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
 
 
 
 
 
 
18 entries match your criteria.
 
 

Historical Markers and War Memorials in Amelia Court House, Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Amelia County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Amelia County, VA (44) Chesterfield County, VA (224) Cumberland County, VA (27) Dinwiddie County, VA (157) Nottoway County, VA (50) Powhatan County, VA (29) Prince Edward County, VA (96)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  ChesterfieldCounty(224) Chesterfield County (224)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  DinwiddieCounty(157) Dinwiddie County (157)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)  PowhatanCounty(29) Powhatan County (29)  PrinceEdwardCounty(96) Prince Edward County (96)
Amelia Court House is the county seat for Amelia County
Amelia Court House is in Amelia County
      Amelia County (44)  
ADJACENT TO AMELIA COUNTY
      Chesterfield County (224)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Dinwiddie County (157)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
      Powhatan County (29)  
      Prince Edward County (96)  
 
Touch name on this list to highlight map location.
Touch blue arrow, or on map, to go there.
1Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Amelia Court House — Lee's Retreat — April 4-5, 1865 —
General Lee ordered all columns of his army from the Richmond and Petersburg trenches to rendezvous at this village on the Richmond & Danville Railroad. Here he hoped to obtain rations before continuing the march to North Carolina to join General . . . Map (db m18871) HM
2Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Amelia Court House — Fatal Delay — Lee's Retreat —
Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee ordered all of the Army of Northern Virginia's columns retreating west from Richmond and Petersburg to rendezvous at this courthouse village on April 4-5, 1865. Lee hoped that Richmond & Danville Railroad trains . . . Map (db m180224) HM
3Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Confederate Dead — Virginia — 1861 - 1865 —
. . . Map (db m180243) WM
4Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Green Berets Memorial
In honor of the US Army Special Forces Green Berets In memory of Sgm Ret Jim Schumacher Map (db m180254) WM
5Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Iwo Jima
We dedicate this monument to all courageous men and women who served and died to keep our beautiful flag flying over us. God bless America and all her veterans.Map (db m180252) WM
6Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — John Banister Tabb
Patriot Father John Bannister Tabb was born in Amelia County in 1845 at “The Forest”, the Tabb family plantation. A member of one of wealthiest families in Virginia, he was carefully schooled by private tutors until the age of 14, when . . . Map (db m35959) HM
7Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — John Banister Tabb — Patriot, Poet, Priest — Tabb Monument —
Tabb was born in 1845 at "The Forest" here in Amelia County into one of Virginia's oldest and wealthiest families, and was destined for the life of a gentleman farmer. The American Civil War changed everything for young John. Despite failing . . . Map (db m180255) HM
8Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Lamkin’s Battery
This mortar belonged to the battery cammanded by Captain J.N. Lamkin. On July 30, 1864, at the “Crater”, the battery helped check the Union advance until Mahone came up. Four mortars were captured near Flat Creek in Lee’s Retreat, April . . . Map (db m18873) HM
9Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — M-11 — Lee's Retreat
Lee's army, retreating toward Danville, reached this place, April 4-5, 1865, only to find that the supplies ordered here had gone on to Richmond. The famished soldiers were forced to halt to forage. The result was that Lee, when he resumed the march . . . Map (db m18874) HM
10Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — M-28 — Marion Harland — (12 Dec. 1830-3 June, 1922)
Born Mary Virginia Hawes at Dennisville about eight miles south, Harland was a prolific author, producing a syndicated newspaper column for women, many short stories, 25 novels, 25 volumes on domestic life, and 12 books on travel, biography, and . . . Map (db m19029) HM
11Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — 10 — Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil — Amelia Court House, Virginia — Amelia County —
Amelia County is largely indebted to one woman for bringing formal education and religion to African Americans after the Civil War. In 1865 Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil left her home in Pennsylvania to search for her husband’s body. He had been a . . . Map (db m20239) HM
12Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — AM2 — Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil — Amelia Court House, Virginia — Amelia County —
Amelia County is largely indebted to one woman for bringing formal education and religion to African Americans after the Civil War. In 1865 Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil left her home in Pennsylvania to search for her husband's body. He had been a . . . Map (db m180249) HM
13Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Philip F. Boepple Building
In memory of Amelia County's first County Administrator Aug. 1974 - Aug. 1977Map (db m180247) HM
14Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Pvt James Milton Parrish
Pvt James Milton Parrish Feb 4 1926 - Feb 19 1945 94th Inf Div 302nd Inf Reg MIA at Tettingten Germany during the Saar Basin Battle buried May 12 1949 Portsmouth VA Map (db m180253) WM
15Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — 9 — Russell Grove Presbyterian Church and School — Amelia Court House, Virginia — Amelia County —
Russell Grove Presbyterian Church and the Russell Grove School were established as a result of the efforts of Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil, a Presbyterian missionary and teacher of African-American children after the Civil War. At first the school . . . Map (db m28927) HM
16Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — AM1 — Russell Grove Presbyterian Church and School — Amelia Court House, Virginia — Amelia County —
Russell Grove Presbyterian Church and the Russell Grove School were established as a result of the efforts of Mrs. Samantha Jane Neil, a Presbyterian missionary and teacher of African American children after the Civil War. At first the school . . . Map (db m180251) HM
17Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — Veterans Memorial
In memory of those who served our country in all wars Lest We Forget World War I Rease Booker • Bennett L. Harris • George E. Hoover • Lloyd Majors • James H. Purcell • Grover C. Starr • Samuel Woodson • . . . Map (db m180245) WM
18Virginia (Amelia County), Amelia Court House — M-31 — William Branch Giles
Noted lawyer and statesman William Branch Giles was born 12 Aug. 1762 in Amelia County and educated at Hampden-Sydney College, Princeton, and the College of William and Mary. Giles served Virginia in the United States House of Representatives . . . Map (db m19039) HM
 
 
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Jun. 30, 2022