Hillsman House-Lee’s Retreat - Jetersville VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 18.635 W 078° 13.275
17S E 746258 N 4132948
Quick Description: April 6, 1865-Union forces assembled along this ridge while Confederate troops prepared on the opposite slope. Federal forces crossed Little Sailor’s Creek for a fierce battle which compelled many Southerners to surrender.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2020 11:56:55 AM
Waymark Code: WM137RC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Hillsman House-Lee’s Retreat— April 6, 1865 —Union forces assembled along this ridge while Confederate troops prepared on the opposite slope. Federal forces crossed Little Sailor’s Creek for a fierce battle which compelled many Southerners to surrender. The house served as a hospital for both armies.

LOCATION: Marker is near Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker can be reached from Saylers Creek Road (Virginia Route 617), on the left when traveling south. Marker is in Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Jetersville VA 23083
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