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Civil War Driving Tour
Civil War Battles Tour Guide Information
The "Dinwiddie County Civil War Battles Tour Guide" will be your guide to a driving tour of the largest Civil War military actions in Dinwiddie County, one of the most significant theaters in the entire four-year conflict.  With a few exceptions, these battles were part of the U.S. Grant's last offensive in the Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, which had as its objective the South Side Railroad, Lee's last supply line.  It will culminate in the breaking of the "siege" on April 2, 1865, ending 9 1/2 months of conflict, and conceding both Richmond and Petersburg to the Union troops. Seven days later Lee will surrender at Appomattox.

Virtual Tour Information
Click for a virtual tour of the 12 battle sites. On this page, you can drive the tour and get detailed descriptions, as well as modern street view pictures, of each battle site along the way. The first stop is the battle of Dinwiddie Court House, off Courthouse Rd, just north of the Historic Dinwiddie Courthouse.”

Additional Notes
*The tour begins at the Historic Dinwiddie Courthouse (14101 Boydton Plank Road Dinwiddie, VA 23841). 
*The tour follows the shortest route, which is not chronological.