The extreme right of Lee's line rested on this road, which was entrenched. General Warren, advancing against Lee's works here, March 31, 1865, was driven back. Reinforced, Warren advanced again, forcing the Confederates to retire to the road. On it, six miles west, the battle of Five Forks was fought next day, April 1, 1865.
Geographic Location: Dinwiddie County
Physical Description of Location: Located on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1), less than 1/5 of a mile north of the intersection of Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1) and State Route 613. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Boydton Plank Road (Hwy 1).
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