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

Battlefield of Malvern Hill

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker
Inscription. Against the Federals holding this eminence, the Confederates delivered repeated assaults from the North on July 1, 1862 and lost about 5,000 men in the final, indecisive Battle of the Seven Daysí Campaign. That night McClellan withdrew to Harrison's Landing, near Westover.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 24.767′ N, 77° 14.944′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located within the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 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. Battlefield Landscape (a few steps from this marker); Southern Valor vs. Union Firepower (within shouting distance of this marker); Malvern Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The West House (within shouting distance of this marker); Seven Days Battles
Malvern Hill - CWPT image. Click for more information.
2. Malvern Hill - CWPT
Civil War Preservation Trust's efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield.
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Malvern Hill (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (about 300 feet away); A Battlefield Landmark (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Malvern Hill. The end of the Seven Days. (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
 
Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
3. Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   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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