1st Lieutenant Evander McNair Robeson

1st Lieutenant Evander McNair Robeson (HM9Y6)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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N 37° 10.957', W 77° 28.382'

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— Pamplin Historical Park —

1st Lieutenant Evander McNair Robeson
Company K, 18th North Carolina
Infantry, Lane's Brigade,
Wilcox's Division, Third Corps

Resident: Bladen County, North Carolina

Enlisted: April 1861

A comrade of Robeson's wrote about the battle on April 2, 1865: "The men of Lane's Brigade were some twenty feet apart in the trenches when the final attack was made. Our thin line could make but feeble resistance. We detained them, however, until the lines were broken beyond us." Robeson surrendered with the army at Appomattox Court House on April 9, 1865.
HM NumberHM9Y6
Placed ByPamplin Historical Park
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 9:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 280468 N 4117995
Decimal Degrees37.18261667, -77.47303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.957', W 77° 28.382'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 57.42" N, 77° 28' 22.92" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6523 Duncan Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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