Hillsman House

Hillsman House (HM7LZ)

Location: Jetersville, VA 23083 Amelia County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 18.635', W 78° 13.275'

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Lee's Retreat

— April 6, 1865 —

Union forces assembled along this ridge while Confederate troops prepared on the opposite slope. Federal forces crossed Little Sailor's Creek for a fierce battle which compelled many Southerners to surrender. The house served as a hospital for both armies.

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HM NumberHM7LZ
Series This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series
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Placed ByVirginia Civil War Trails
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 6:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 746258 N 4132948
Decimal Degrees37.31058333, -78.22125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.635', W 78° 13.275'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 38.10" N, 78° 13' 16.50" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7600-7798 State Rte 617, Jetersville VA 23083, US
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