Battle of Swift Creek

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17401 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Region Central Virginia
Locality Colonial Heights City
Phone: (804) 748-5203
Email info@swiftcreekmill.com
Website www.swiftcreekmill.com/history-of-building

Union troops advancing south toward Petersburg ran into Confederate resistance here May 9, 1864. Several Confederate attacks here failed to dislodge the Union line, but Butler withdrew his Federal forces the next day.




Last Updated: 6/4/2012 3:46 PM
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