Fort Hayes

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650 Flank Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
Region Central Virginia
Locality Petersburg City

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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