The New Student's Reference Work/Five Forks
|←Fitzpatrick, Hon. Sir Charles||The New Student's Reference Work (1914)
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Five Forks is a place in Dinwiddie County, Virginia, known to history as the site of a battle fought between the Union forces under Gen. Phil. Sheridan and the Confederate army under General Lee, on April 1, 1865. General Sheridan won the battle, the result of which was the evacuation of Petersburg on April 2, Richmond falling shortly afterward.