History at Stony Creek Marker, UM-18

In 1864, supplies for Lee's army were carted from the Weldon railroad here to Petersburg. Here the Union cavalryman, Wilson, returning from his raid to Burkeville, fought an action with Lee's cavalry, June 28-29, 1864. The place was raided by the Union cavalryman, Gregg, on December 1, 1864.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Southside Region
Geographic Location: Sussex County
Physical Description of Location: Blue Star Highway (US 301), about .3 miles north of intersection with Sussex Drive (Virginia 40), Stony Creek, VA 23882.
GPS Location: 36.9463161470,-77.3928614120
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