Cumberland Church

Cumberland Church (HM7N1)

Location: Farmville, VA 23901 Cumberland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 20.737', W 78° 23.127'

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Lee's Retreat

— April 7, 1865 —

Union troops arrived here after crossing the Appomattox River at High Bridge and found Lee's army entrenched around the church. After a series of Union attacks, Lee was forced to delay his movement until nightfall when he began marching towards Appomattox.

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High Bridge
4.8 miles
HM NumberHM7N1
Placed ByVirginia Civil War Trails
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:02am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 731596 N 4136420
Decimal Degrees37.34561667, -78.38545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.737', W 78° 23.127'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 44.22" N, 78° 23' 7.62" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16513-16573 VA-45, Farmville VA 23901, US
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