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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.
Library of Virginia
1. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
Inscription. In the abatis occupying this ground and covering the second Federal line, the advance of Rodes' Brigade was halted by heavy fire after sunset, May 31,1862. The Confederate dead in this last charge were never removed. They still slumber hereabout.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 41.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.212′ N, 77° 18.34′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Click for map. Marker #41 no longer exists. The plate was stolen in the 1970's and the base was destroyed several years ago during construction of a housing development. 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 Second Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.3 miles away); Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); McClellan’s First Line
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henrico County Recreation & Parks
2. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
This marker no longer exists - lost to vandals & development.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sandston (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .  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 1,724 times since then and 189 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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