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

Battlefield of Seven Pines

 
 
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
Inscription. In their Eastward attack of May 31, 1862 on Federal troops holding Seven Pines, Rodes' Brigade to the South of this highway and Garland’s Brigade to the North, supported respectively by Rains and G.B. Anderson, came under heavy fire approximately at this point.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 38.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.404′ N, 77° 18.906′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on East Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located between Confederate Avenue and Finley Drive. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McClellan’s First Line (here, next to this marker); Sandston (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seven Pines (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
2. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. ¼ mile away); McClellan’s Picket Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Second Day at Seven Pines (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Seven Pines. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, 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 1,733 times since then and 48 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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