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White Oak Road Battlefield

White Oak Road, Petersburg, VA
+1 800-298-7878
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Nice Experience.

These units of the Battlefield take of a few minutes. There are placards there to explain the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Apex, North Carolina
Nicely Presented - Not a Museum

The White Oak Road Battlefield is not a museum - just a collection of signs that document the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2016
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16 Aug 2017
“Nice Experience.”
7 Dec 2016
“Nicely Presented - Not a Museum”
White Oak Road, Petersburg, VA
+1 800-298-7878
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

These units of the Battlefield take of a few minutes. There are placards there to explain the battles and there is a visitors center that covers all the sites that is managed by a ranger. It is worth the drive to visit history.

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The White Oak Road Battlefield is not a museum - just a collection of signs that document the battle. The lack of a visitor's center / museum actually helps one connect with the battle on a different level. Can't do the Petersburg Battlefield Tour without...More

Thank Janet_and_Jerry
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This battlefield is not well-marked on the Petersburg Battlefield visitors' map, but we decided to stop just to see it. We were pleasantly surprised to find a walking trail (courtesy of the Civil War Trust) through the thick woods, with explanatory plaques at intervals. Civil...More

Thank Wanderer1001NoVA
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Your can see some of the mounds the defenders put up here while walking in the wooded area. Plenty of parking.

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 10 April 2015

It provided information on the end of the Civil War battle site. It was of many stops which help understand the final days before the end of the war.

Reviewed 20 August 2013

White Oak road Battlefield essentially is an action that took place in 1865 and marked a turn in the line defending Petersburg and the flank at Five Forks. The area provides a short but scenic walk and several interpretive signs detailing what took place. Nice...More

Thank Muldunespeaks
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