— April 6, 1865 —About 900 Union infantry and cavalry were sent from Burkeville to burn this South Side Railroad trestle over the Appomattox River. Pursued by Confederate cavalry in the engagement which followed nearby, their bridge-burning mission failed and most were captured.
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|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 1:39am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 737276 N 4128768|
|Decimal Degrees||37.27528333, -78.32383333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 16.517', W 78° 19.43'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 16' 31.02" N, 78° 19' 25.80" W|
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|Area Code(s)||434, 804|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 21921-22217 US-460, Rice VA 23966, US|
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