The Town that Wouldn?t SurrenderThis section of the Pagan River in front of you is where the Union gunboat, USS Smith-Briggs, was run aground and destroyed by local Confederate troops during the January 31-February 1, 1864, Battle of Smithﬁeld.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil WarTrails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:05am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 355414 N 4094129|
|Decimal Degrees||36.98218333, -76.62455000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 58.931', W 76° 37.473'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 58' 55.86" N, 76° 37' 28.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 379 S Church St, Smithfield VA 23430, US|
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