Grant's Headquarters at City Point

Grant's Headquarters at City Point
Grant's Headquarters at City Point
Grant's Headquarters at City Point
Address
1001 Pecan Avenue
Hopewell, VA 23860
Region Central Virginia
Locality Hopewell City
Phone: (804) 458-9504
Fax: (804) 541-9022
City Point Unit inquiries grant_gates@nps.gov
Website www.nps.gov/pete

From June 1864-April 1865, General Ulysses S. Grant directed the 10-month Siege of Petersburg from the grounds of Appomattox Plantation at City Point. During this period, City Point served as a supply center for 100,000 Union soldiers. Located at the junction of the James and Appomattox Rivers, it was also one of the busiest seaports in the world. Tour includes 15-minute video, Park Ranger presentation, parlor, library, Grant's Cabin and outbuildings. Closed selected Federal holidays.




Last Updated: 6/8/2011 3:23 PM
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