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Near Highland Springs in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Trent House

McClellan's Headquarters

 
 
The Trent House "Freeman Marker" image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
1. The Trent House "Freeman Marker"
Inscription. In the residence of Dr. Peterfield Trent, situated about 500 yards from this road, General G.B. McClellan, U.S.A., had his headquarters in May-June, 1862. Here he planned the withdrawal to James River.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 32.853′ N, 77° 16.717′ W. Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Old Hanover Road 0.1 miles west of Grapevine Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Trent House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grapevine Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chickahominy Water Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.9 miles away); Savage Station (approx. 1.4
The Trent House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 21, 2012
2. The Trent House Marker
miles away); Battle of Savage’s Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Springs.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Trent House "Freeman Marker" image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
3. The Trent House "Freeman Marker"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 993 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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