Lee's army, retreating toward Danville, reached this place, April 4-5, 1865, only to find that the supplies ordered here had gone on to Richmond. The famished soldiers were forced to halt to forage. The result was that Lee, when he resumed the march in the afternoon of April 5, found that Sheridan was at Jetersville blocking the way south.
Geographic Location: Amelia County
Physical Description of Location: 23002. Located on Goodes Bridge Road, 0.75 miles east of the intersection of Goodes Bridge Road and Patrick Henry Hwy (Rt. 360). Marker is on the left when traveling east on Goodes Bridge Road.
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