— April 6, 1865 —Confederate troops began entrenching on the high ground across the road from Burkesville Junction. Upon the approach of the Union army, the forces skirmished briefly until darkness ended the fighting. General Lee headquartered here before his march to Farmville.
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|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 9:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 740230 N 4128434|
|Decimal Degrees||37.27151667, -78.29066667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 16.291', W 78° 17.44'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 16' 17.46" N, 78° 17' 26.40" W|
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|Area Code(s)||434, 804|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 801-947 Co Rd 600, Rice VA 23966, US|
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