— April 7, 1865 —Union troops arrived here after crossing the Appomattox River at High Bridge and found Lee's army entrenched around the church. After a series of Union attacks, Lee was forced to delay his movement until nightfall when he began marching towards Appomattox.
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|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 4:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 731596 N 4136420|
|Decimal Degrees||37.34561667, -78.38545000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 20.737', W 78° 23.127'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 20' 44.22" N, 78° 23' 7.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16513-16573 VA-45, Farmville VA 23901, US|
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