Cockpit Point Civil War Park
- Cockpit Point Road
- Dumfries, VA 22026
Cockpit Point and Possum Nose were major Confederate batteries along the Potomac River during the winter of 1861-1862. From these and other waterfront batteries, Confederates successfully blockaded the Potomac River. The Confederate batteries here are preserved.
38 33’ 38” N * 77 15’ 49” W
(Image: Courtesy of the Library of Congress)