A Vital LinkAfter the Battle of Cold Harbor in June 1864, Grant and Lee shifted their armies to Petersburg; but Grant did not wish to abandon the Richmond front entirely. He had Gen. Benjamin Butler position a small force from his Army of the James here at Deep Bottom Landing to protect the pontoon bridge which allowed Union forces to move back and forth across the James River.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:43pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 295948 N 4142542|
|Decimal Degrees||37.40721667, -77.30551667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 24.433', W 77° 18.331'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 24' 25.98" N, 77° 18' 19.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9599 Deep Bottom Rd, Henrico VA 23231, US|
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