Lee’s Retreat Marker, M-16
The Union General Ord reached this place in the night of April 5, 1865, to head off Lee. On April 6, Ord sent a cavalry force from here to burn the bridges near Farmville and then moved westward with the Twenty-fourth Corps.
Geographic Location: Nottoway County
Physical Description of Location: Marker location is an estimate at the time marker was approved by DHR. Actual location will be updated when marker is cast and erected.
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