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Burgess Mill S-51 | Marker History

Burgess Mill Marker, S-51

An old mill stood here, with earthworks. On October 27, 1864, General Hancock, coming from the south, attempted to cross the run here and reach the Southside Railroad. He was supported on the east by Warren's (Fifth) Corps. The Confederates, crossing the run from the north side, intervened between the two Union forces and drove them back.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1946
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Dinwiddie County
Physical Description of Location: Located on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1), 0.4 miles north of the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1) and State Route 613. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1).
GPS Location: 37.1529712460,-77.5171185730
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