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Siege of Suffolk K-252 | Marker History

Siege of Suffolk Marker, K-252

The town was occupied by Union Troops from May, 1862, until the end of the Civil War. Confederate forces under Longstreet unsuccessfully besieged Suffolk, from April 11, to May 3, 1863, when they withdrew across the James on Lee's orders.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1965
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Suffolk
Physical Description of Location: 1102-1698 N Main Street (US 460 Business), .8 miles north of intersection with (US 58 Alt.), Suffolk, VA 23434.
GPS Location: 36.749644,-76.583161
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