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

Seven Days Battles

Malvern Hill

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription. Here Lee met Longstreet and Jackson in the morning of July 1, 1862. D. H. Hill reported the strength of the Union position on Malvern Hill; but Lee, having cause to believe the Unionists were weakening, prepared to attack. Jackson and D. H. Hill moved on this road southward to Malvern Hill.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 180.)
 
Location. 37° 26.254′ N, 77° 14.109′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156) north of Western Run Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located just north of the Glendale – Malvern Hill Visitor Center in 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. Willis' Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Daysí Battles (approx. 0.6 miles away); Glendale (Frayserís Farm) (approx. 0.6 miles away); Riddell's Shop
Glendale – Malvern Hill Visitor Center Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
2. Glendale – Malvern Hill Visitor Center
Marker is located across the road and a short distance north of the Visitor Center in Richmond National Battlefield Park.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Glendale (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .
1. Malvern Hill. CWSAC Battle Summaries. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Seven Days Battle. HistoryCentral.com website. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Malvern Hill Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
3. Malvern Hill
The Confederates attacked the Union line here, on Malvern Hill, on July 1, 1862. Artillery placed at the crest of the hill held off the Confederates until the Union army could complete their retreat to the James River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,113 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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