Two miles north, at sunrise of April 9, 1865, Fitz Lee and Gordon, moving westward, attacked Sheridan's position. The attack was repulsed, but a part of the Confederate cavalry under Munford and Rosser broke through the Union line and escaped. This was the last action between the Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac.
Geographic Location: Appomattox County
Physical Description of Location: Wreck Island, VA 24522. Located on Richmond Hwy (460), 1.25 miles west of the intersection of Richmond Hwy (460) and Confederate Blvd. Marker is on the left when traveling west on Richmond Hwy (460).
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