Old Men and Boys of Petersburg

Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (HMBGR)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23805
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 12.258', W 77° 22.929'

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This stone marks the spot where the Old Men and Boys of Petersburg under Gen. R.E. Colston and Col. F.H. Archer 125 strong on June 9th, 1864 distinguished themselves in a fight with 1300 Federal cavalry under Gen. Kautz gaining time for the defense of the expedition.

Placed by the Petersburg Chapter U.D.C. May 1908
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Year Placed1908
Placed ByPetersburg Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288597 N 4120194
Decimal Degrees37.20430000, -77.38215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.258', W 77° 22.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 15.48" N, 77° 22' 55.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1901-1999 Oakland St, Petersburg VA 23805, US
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