Fort Hayes

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Address
650 Flank Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
Region Central Virginia
Locality Petersburg City
Website www.civilwartraveler.com/EAST/VA/index.html

This Union fort was built shortly after fighting to capture one of the most important Confederate lifelines to Petersburg, the Weldon Railroad. The fort was built in August-September 1864 after the eventual capture of the railroad and represented the continuing Union movement to encircle the city.




Last Updated: 7/21/2011 5:22 PM
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