Cottage Farm

Cottage Farm (HMBHI)

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

N 37° 11.986', W 77° 26.085'

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A little north stood the McIlwaine home, Lee's field headquarters whence on the afternoon of April 2, 1865, the evacuation of Richmond and Petersburg was ordered. Upon issuing the order Lee granted leave to his only staff officer to go to Richmond that evening for his marriage.
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Marker NumberS 43
Year Placed1970
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 283915 N 4119810
Decimal Degrees37.19976667, -77.43475000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.986', W 77° 26.085'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 59.16" N, 77° 26' 5.10" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 421-499 Defense Rd, Petersburg VA 23805, US
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