City Point (Grant's Headquarters), Petersburg NPS

Historic Image

War-time wharf at City Point

1001 Pecan Ave, Hopewell VA 23860

Exhibits in the Appomattox Manor visitor center help tell the story of the vast Union supply depot and hospital here at the confluence of the James and Appomattox rivers (now Hopewell). Gen. U.S. Grant directed all federal armies from here during the siege. Walking tour covers Grant's headquarters site and the wharf area. Site is part of the Petersburg National Battlefield.


Related: Petersburg NPS, Five Forks