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Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seven Days Battles

Mechanicsville

 
 
Seven Days Battles - Mechanicsville Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 12, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles - Mechanicsville Marker
Inscription. Mechanicsville was held by Union outposts when, in the early afternoon of June 26, 1862, A. P. Hill reached it coming from the north. The Unionists were quickly driven back to their position on Beaver Dam Creek. Then D. H. Hill, followed by Longstreet, crossed the Chickahominy on this road and joined A. P. Hill.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 2.)
 
Location. 37° 36.123′ N, 77° 22.468′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mechanicsville Turnpike (Business U.S. 360) 0.1 miles east of Edgeworth Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mechanicsville (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. ¼ mile away); Sheridan's Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.8 miles away); Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Beaver Dam Creek
Mechanicsville Turnpike (Business) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 12, 2009
2. Mechanicsville Turnpike (Business)
(approx. one mile away); Lee’s First Strike (approx. one mile away); The Creek Runs Red (approx. one mile away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 76 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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