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

Seven Days Battles

Glendale (Frayserís Farm)

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription. This was the extreme left of the Union line at Glendale, and was held by Hookerís Division. When McCall (just to the north) was broken, Hooker, supported by Burnsís brigade, drove the Confederates back. In the night the Union army marched southward.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 190.)
 
Location. 37° 25.881′ N, 77° 14.197′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located on Willis Church Road, between Bootsie Blvd and Hare Road. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willis' Church (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Glendale (approx. ĺ mile away); Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Daysí Battles (approx. one mile away); Glendale (Frayserís Farm) (approx. one mile away); Riddell's Shop (approx. one mile away); The Gathering Storm (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .
Malvern Hill Battlefield Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
2. Malvern Hill Battlefield
After the Battle of Glendale, the Union army retreated here, to Malvern Hill, where, on July 1, 1862, the final of the Seven Days Battles was fought.

1. Glendale. CMSAC Battle Summaries webpage. (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
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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