Marshall’s Crossroads-Lee’s Retreat - Rice VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 17.800 W 078° 13.862
17S E 745436 N 4131378
Quick Description: April 6, 1865-Union cavalry found Confederate infantry posted here along the road to Rice’s Depot. While others fought along Little Sailor’s Creek at Hillsman’s farm.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 10/5/2020 12:19:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM137RK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Marshall’s Crossroads-Lee’s Retreat— April 6, 1865 — Union cavalry found Confederate infantry posted here along the road to Rice’s Depot. While others fought along Little Sailor’s Creek at Hillsman’s farm, the horse soldiers attacked this portion of Lee’s army which eventually withdrew from the field or were captured.

Next Stop
Lockett House
4.9 miles

LOCATION: Marker is near Rice, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is on Saylers Creek Road (Virginia Route 617), on the right when traveling south. Marker is in Sailor’s Creek Battlefield State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Rice VA 23966, United States of America.
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