The creek nearby was named for Nathaniel Powell, acting governor in 1619. Weyanoke Indian town was here. Nearby is the site of an old mill, known in the Revolution as Bland's, and later, Cocke's Mill. The British General Phillips passed here, May, 1781. Here Grant's army, after crossing the James, turned towards Petersburg, June, 1864.
Geographic Location: Prince George County
Physical Description of Location: East corner of intersection between James River Drive (Virginia 10) and Flowerdew Hundred Road, Disputanta, VA 23842.
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