Battle of Hatcher's Run

Battle of Hatcher's Run (HM3VD)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.489', W 77° 29.805'

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5-7 February 1865

Hoping to cut Lee's supply route into Petersburg, in February 1865 Grant ordered two army corps led by Major Generals Gouverneur K. Warren and Andrew A. Humphreys to seize the Boydton Plank Road. The Confederate corps commanded by Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon successfully blocked Warren's attacks at nearby Dabney's Mill on 6-7 February, and Warren's corps withdrew to its previous position. The brief Union campaign enabled Grant to extend his lines, and cost the Confederates the life of Brig. Gen. John Pegram on 6 February.
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HM NumberHM3VD
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series
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Marker NumberS 63
Year Placed1990
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:37pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 278193 N 4111636
Decimal Degrees37.12481667, -77.49675000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.489', W 77° 29.805'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 29.34" N, 77° 29' 48.30" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23515-23519 Dabney Mill Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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