Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Beaver Dam Creek
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
Location. 37° 35.788′ N, 77° 21.559′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Old Cold Harbor Road trace 0.1 miles south of Cold Harbor Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located along the Old Cold Harbor Road trace in the Beaver Dam Creek unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee’s First Strike (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Creek Runs Red (about 300 feet away but has been reported missing); a different marker also named Beaver Dam Creek (about 300 feet away); The Confederates Attack (about 400 feet away but has been reported Historic Cold Harbor Road (about 500 feet away); Holding the High Ground (about 600 feet away); Site of Ellerson’s Mill (about 600 feet away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . . Battle of Beaver Dam Creek. Also known as Mechanicsville. Wikipedia article. (Submitted on December 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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