City Point National Cemetery Seven hospitals at City Point (today’s Hopewell) cared for the injured and mortally wounded and the cemetery there is the resting place for 5,000+ Federal soldiers, including nearly 1,400 Afri- can-Americans who died fighting for the Union. It remains a burial ground for veterans today. 10th Avenue at Davis Street Hopewell, VA 23860 Violet Bank Museum Lee’s Headquarters During the Siege Located on the first recorded settlement in Colonial Heights, this stately 1815 Federal style house is where General Lee received word of the massive detonation of gun- powder that began the Battle of the Crater. The furnishings interpret 1815-1873 and the Adam-style ceiling moldings are exquisite. 303 Virginia Avenue Colonial Heights, VA 23834 (804) 520-9395 Voices in the Shadows Haunted history is everywhere— from Civil War soldiers walking the battlefields and the halls of stately mansions, to paranormal investigators leading Spirited History Tours through historic jails and courthouses. 28 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY • COLONIAL HEIGHTS • DINWIDDIE COUNTY • HOPEWELL • PETERSBURG • PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY