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Where Hill Fell S-49 | Marker History

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
Region: Southside Region
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).
GPS Location: 37.1891182880,-77.4766489820
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