Where Hill Fell Marker, S-49
In the field a short distance north of this road, the Confederate General A. P. Hill was killed, April 2, 1865. Hill, not knowing that Lee's lines had been broken, rode into a party of Union soldiers advancing on Petersburg.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1929
Geographic Location: Dinwiddie County
Physical Description of Location: Petersburg, VA 23803. Located on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1) and State Route 670. Marker is on the right when traveling west on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1).
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