Blackwater Line - Blackwater Bridge

Blackwater Line - Blackwater Bridge (HMBWM)

Location: Zuni, VA 23898 Isle of Wight County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 48.244', W 76° 51.732'

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During the Civil War, Confederate forces guarded this Blackwater River crossing as a part of the Blackwater defensive line. On 14 Nov. 1862, Col. Charles C. Dodge, 1st Battalion New York Mounted Rifles, led his troops in a skirmish against elements of W. C. Claiborne's Confederate cavalry. The Federals drove the Confederates away from the bridge and captured their supplies, but left the bridge standing. The same forces fought another skirmish on 9 March 1863 that resulted in the same outcome. In addition, the Federals captured four Confederates.
Marker NumberUT 21
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 333876 N 4074754
Decimal Degrees36.80406667, -76.86220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 48.244', W 76° 51.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 48' 14.64" N, 76° 51' 43.92" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9402-9498 State Rte 603, Zuni VA 23898, US
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