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

Battlefield of Seven Pines

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
Inscription. The Federal first line, against which the right wave of the Confederate Army directed the main assault of May 31, 1862, crossed the Williamsburg Road near this spot. Casey’s Redoubt, the centre of Federal resistance on this line, was 200 yards southward.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 39.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.366′ N, 77° 18.748′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on E. Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Sandston Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 E. Williamsburg Road, Sandston VA 23150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seven Pines (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); McClellan’s First Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sandston
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
2. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); McClellan’s Picket Line (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Seven Pines. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Seven Pines. Detailed information of the Seven Pines battle. (Submitted on August 22, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. 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. Notable EventsNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
3. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,169 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 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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