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

Seven Days Battles

Malvern Hill

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription. Here from east to west, Berdanís sharpshooters of Morellís division were strung out in the afternoon of July 1, 1862. Their rapid and accurate fire harassed the Confederates as they emerged from the woods and charged up the hill.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 220.)
 
Location. 37° 24.884′ N, 77° 14.946′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156) just south of Carter Mill Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. 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. A different marker also named Seven Days Battles (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Battlefield Landmark (about 500 feet away); The West House (about 500 feet away); The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 500 feet away); Artilleryís Terrible Effect (about 500 feet away); Union Firepower (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (about 700 feet away); Southern Valor vs. Union Firepower (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
2. Seven Days Battles Marker

1. Malvern Hill. CWSAC Battle Summaries. (Submitted on January 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Malvern Hill Battlefield Podcast. National Park Service website. (Submitted on January 1, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

3. The Seven Days Battle. HistoryCentral.com website. (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Malvern Hill Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
3. Malvern Hill Battlefield
The Confederates advanced across these fields on July 1, 1862 as Berdanís sharpshooters attempted to hold them back.
Union Artillery on Malvern Hill image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
4. Union Artillery on Malvern Hill
The charging Confederates were headed in the direction of the Union Artillery at the crest of Malvern Hill. These cannons are located within sight of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 2,041 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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