Nottoway Court House

Nottoway Court House (HMCE7)

Location: Crewe, VA 23930 Nottoway County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 8.16', W 78° 4.921'

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Near here on 23 June 1864, Confederate Maj. Gen. W. H. F. "Rooney" Lee positioned his cavalrymen between those of Union generals August V. Kautz and James H. Wilson, who were riding toward Burkeville. The resulting engagement, according to Wilson, was one of the hottest of the war. Gen. U. S. Grant passed by here on 5 April 1865 with part of his army, in pursuit of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Here Grant received word that Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan was at Jetersville, blocking Lee's line of retreat southward and forcing him west toward Farmville and then Appomattox Court House.
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HM NumberHMCE7
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Marker NumberK 170
Year Placed1994
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 10:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 759198 N 4113946
Decimal Degrees37.13600000, -78.08201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.16', W 78° 4.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 9.60" N, 78° 4' 55.26" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23872-24028 E Courthouse Rd, Crewe VA 23930, US
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