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

Riddell's Shop

 
 
Riddell's Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
1. Riddell's Shop Marker
Inscription. West and Southwest, distant one-half mile lies the Battlefield of Glendale or Frazier's Farm, where the Confederate divisions of Longstreet and A.P. Hill on June 30, 1862, attacked and forced the withdrawal of Federal troops covering McClellan's march toward James River.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 26.761′ N, 77° 13.996′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Charles City Road and Darbytown Road, on the right when traveling west on Charles City Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glendale (Frayserís Farm) (a few steps from this marker); Seven Daysí Battles (within shouting distance of this marker); Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm
Riddell's Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
2. Riddell's Shop Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.6 miles away); Willis' Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Glendale. The Civil War Preservation Trust site discussing recent efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield. Site offers maps and other information about the battle. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,209 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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