Seven Patriot Heroes
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member turnersrugs
N 36° 34.170 W 076° 14.759
18S E 388512 N 4047839
Quick Description: Erected by Virginia Civil War Trails
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 3/5/2013 6:38:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMGH1A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Nearby were the homes of three Afro-Virginians who served in the United States Colored Troops (USCT) during the Civil War. Sgt. March Corprew, Co. I, 2nd USCT Cavalry, and his brother Pvt. Daniel Corprew, Co. D, 1st USCT Cavalry, lived on a plantation here before enlisting. Pvt. Samuel Hopper, Co. C, 38th USCT Infantry, also lived nearby. He was killed in action on September 29, 1864, at the Battle of Chaffin’s Farm (New Market Heights), just east of Richmond.
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