“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Reams, Virginia

Clickable Map of Dinwiddie 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> Dinwiddie County, VA (157) Amelia County, VA (44) Brunswick County, VA (51) Chesterfield County, VA (225) Greensville County, VA (5) Nottoway County, VA (50) Petersburg Ind. City, VA (150) Prince George County, VA (52) Sussex County, VA (25)  DinwiddieCounty(157) Dinwiddie County (157)  AmeliaCounty(44) Amelia County (44)  BrunswickCounty(51) Brunswick County (51)  ChesterfieldCounty(225) Chesterfield County (225)  GreensvilleCounty(5) Greensville County (5)  NottowayCounty(50) Nottoway County (50)  (150) Petersburg (150)  PrinceGeorgeCounty(52) Prince George County (52)  SussexCounty(25) Sussex County (25)
Dinwiddie is the county seat for Dinwiddie County
Reams is in Dinwiddie County
      Dinwiddie County (157)  
      Amelia County (44)  
      Brunswick County (51)  
      Chesterfield County (225)  
      Greensville County (5)  
      Nottoway County (50)  
      Petersburg (150)  
      Prince George County (52)  
      Sussex County (25)  
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1Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — North Carolina
The following North Carolina units honorably and gallantly participated in the action at Reams Station on August 25, 1864 Infantry Lane's Brigade Seventh, Eighteenth, Twenty-Eighth, Thirty-Third, Thirty-Seventh Scale's Brigade Thirteenth, . . . Map (db m13792) HM
2Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — Ream's StationFederal Debacle: "The retreat was a route" — Wilson-Kautz Raid —
Racing the pursuing Confederate cavalry for the safety of the Union lines at Petersburg after accomplishing most of its mission, Gen. James H. Wilson's command reached Ream's Station about 7 a.m. June 29. Two brigades of Gen. William Mahone's . . . Map (db m13774) HM
3Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — Ream's StationFirst Encounter — 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 rolling . . . Map (db m13776) HM
4Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — The Battle of Reams StationAfterwards
While Robert E. Lee won the Battle of Reams Station, preventing the Federals from destroying more of the Petersburg (& Weldon) Railroad, and keeping much of his supply line intact, the Confederate victory was one in a series of tactical Southern . . . Map (db m13791) HM
5Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — The Battle of Reams StationOak Grove United Methodist Church
In front of you is second location where the original church building stood after the Civil War. The first location was east of here and across the Civil War-era Halifax Road (now Acorn Drive). It was built around 1820 and first known as Hubbard's . . . Map (db m13793) HM
6Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — The Battle of Reams StationThe Petersburg (& Weldon) Railroad
As early as September 1829, business interests in Petersburg wanted to build a railroad between Petersburg, Virginia and Weldon, North Carolina. The railroad would connect the Appomattox and Roanoke river and attract trade away from Norfolk, . . . Map (db m13795) HM
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7Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Reams — The Battle of Reams StationThe Exposed Position of the Federal Artillery
The first field fortifications were built at Reams Station on July 1, 1864 by soldiers of the Union Sixth Corps while tearing up the railroad following the return of the ill-fated Wilson-Kautz cavalry raid. Hastily thrown up, the works were "L" . . . Map (db m164221) HM
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Oct. 5, 2022