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Battle of Petersburg QA-12 | Marker History

Battle of Petersburg Marker, QA-12

Here was fought the Battle of Petersburg, April 25, 1781. The southside militia, 1000 strong and commanded by Baron Steuben and General Muhlenberg, made a brave resistance to 2500 British regulars under Phillips and Arnold.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1931
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Petersburg
Physical Description of Location: Southeast corner of intersection between S Crater Road (Bus 460 and 301) and Rochell Lane, Petersburg, VA 23803.
GPS Location: 37.2262151260,-77.3884664780
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