Old Men and Boys of Petersburg

Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (HMBGR)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23805
Country: United States of America

N 37° 12.258', W 77° 22.929'

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This stone marks the spot where the Old Men and Boys of Petersburg under Gen. R.E. Colston and Col. F.H. Archer 125 strong on June 9th, 1864 distinguished themselves in a fight with 1300 Federal cavalry under Gen. Kautz gaining time for the defense of the expedition.

Placed by the Petersburg Chapter U.D.C. May 1908
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HM NumberHMBGR
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
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Year Placed1908
Placed ByPetersburg Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288597 N 4120194
Decimal Degrees37.20430000, -77.38215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 12.258', W 77° 22.929'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 12' 15.48" N, 77° 22' 55.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1901-1999 Oakland St, Petersburg VA 23805, US
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