Battle of Petersburg

Battle of Petersburg (HM3WZ)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.562', W 77° 23.305'

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From Blandford Heights
to Pocahontas Bridge
April 25, 1781

Here was fought the opening engagement of the decisive campaign of the revolution. 1000 American militia under Steuben, Muhlenberg, Dick and House opposed 2500 British under Phillips, Arnold and Abercrombie.

Erected by Frances Bland Randolph Chapter D.A.R. July 1927.
HM NumberHM3WZ
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
Year Placed1927
Placed ByFrances Bland Randolph Chapter D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288102 N 4122620
Decimal Degrees37.22603333, -77.38841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.562', W 77° 23.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.72" N, 77° 23' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320 S Crater Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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