— April 7, 1865 —The Confederate army marched through this tobacco town, followed by the Union army. Lee hoped to issue rations to his men here before turning south but was forced to flee across the Appomattox River. Grant sent his first dispatch to Lee concerning surrender from here.
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:25pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 731211 N 4132021|
|Decimal Degrees||37.30610000, -78.39116667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 18.366', W 78° 23.47'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 18' 21.96" N, 78° 23' 28.20" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 199 Elm St, Farmville VA 23901, US|
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