Securing the Union PositionThe fort behind you is all that remains of the inner defense line built by the Union army in 1864 to protect its base headquarters at City point. With a powerful fleet of ironclads and gunboats controlling the James River and a numerically superior army, the Federals believed their position at City Point secure.
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|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||Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 3:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 298010 N 4131646|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30953333, -77.27926667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.572', W 77° 16.756'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 34.32" N, 77° 16' 45.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 700-798 Appomattox St, Hopewell VA 23860, US|
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