The Retreat BeginsBegin the 26-stop auto driving tour of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox at this point. The tour covers over 100 miles and takes approximately four to five hours to complete. A map can be obtained at the nearby Visitors Center. Be sure to stop at the various pull-overs and tune your radio to AM 1610 unless otherwise noted at the sites. A three to five minute narrative will be playing which explains the importance of each location.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 286741 N 4123474|
|Decimal Degrees||37.23341667, -77.40398333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 14.005', W 77° 24.239'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 14' 0.30" N, 77° 24' 14.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||804, 434, 757|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 422-498 Cockade Alley, Petersburg VA 23803, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|