— April 2, 1865 —Here, the Union's Sixth Army Corps broke through the Confederate line defending Petersburg, causing a series of actions which eventually led to the evacuation of the city by Lee's army that evening. Nearby, Confederate General A.P. Hill was killed in the day's fighting.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series|
|Placed By||Virginia's Retreat|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:29pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 279965 N 4118528|
|Decimal Degrees||37.18730000, -77.47885000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 11.238', W 77° 28.731'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 11' 14.28" N, 77° 28' 43.86" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||804, 434, 757|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6153-6167 U.S. 1, Petersburg VA 23803, US|
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