“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Drakes Branch, Virginia

Clickable Map of Charlotte County, Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Charlotte County, VA (49) Appomattox County, VA (75) Campbell County, VA (22) Halifax County, VA (40) Lunenburg County, VA (23) Mecklenburg County, VA (39) Prince Edward County, VA (98)  CharlotteCounty(49) Charlotte County (49)  AppomattoxCounty(75) Appomattox County (75)  CampbellCounty(22) Campbell County (22)  HalifaxCounty(40) Halifax County (40)  LunenburgCounty(23) Lunenburg County (23)  MecklenburgCounty(39) Mecklenburg County (39)  PrinceEdwardCounty(98) Prince Edward County (98)
Charlotte Court House is the county seat for Charlotte County
Drakes Branch is in Charlotte County
      Charlotte County (49)  
      Appomattox County (75)  
      Campbell County (22)  
      Halifax County (40)  
      Lunenburg County (23)  
      Mecklenburg County (39)  
      Prince Edward County (98)  
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1Virginia (Charlotte County), Drakes Branch — Drakes Branch"Burnt all the depot buildings" — Wilson-Kautz Raid —
In June 1864, to deny Gen. Robert E. Lee the use of the South Side R.R. and the Richmond and Danville R.R., Gen. Ulysses S. Grant sent Gen. James H. Wilson and Gen. August V. Kautz south of Petersburg on a cavalry raid to destroy track and . . . Map (db m31006) HM
2Virginia (Charlotte County), Drakes Branch — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of foreign wars Past — Present — Future Map (db m182495) WM
3Virginia (Charlotte County), Drakes Branch — Vietnam War Memorial
In memory and honor of Gordon P. Young from Drakes Branch, Army First Cavalry Division, Killed In Action, Ia Drang and the below listed men from Charlotte County who paid the supreme sacrifice. May their names be forever remembered. May God bless . . . Map (db m182494) WM
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Dec. 1, 2022