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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richmond Defences

Battery 16 of the Inner Line

 
 
Inner Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2004
1. Inner Defences Marker
Inscription. On this spot stood Battery 16 of the Inner Line of the Richmond Defences, constructed in 1862-64. This Battery, which was never assailed by the Federals, was one seventeen placed between the Confederate capital and the Intermediate Line.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 55.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 30.108′ N, 77° 27.561′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on Holly Springs Avenue 0.1 miles north of North Hopkins Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23224, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson Davis Highway (approx. 0.7 miles away); Forest Hill Park (approx. 1.5 miles away); Frederick William Sievers (approx. 1.6 miles away); Manchester Elliott Grays (approx. 1.7 miles away); Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. (approx. 1.7 miles away); Headgate (approx. 1.8 miles away); Headgate Cleaner (approx. 1.8 miles away); Gun Emplacement (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Additional keywords.
Inner Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 17, 2004
2. Inner Defences Marker
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 970 times since then and 100 times this year. Last updated on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 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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