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Second Line of the Confederate Defenses

 
 
Second Line of the Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 16, 2003
1. Second Line of the Confederate Defenses Marker
Inscription.
This cannon
marks the location of
the Second Line of the
Confederate Defenses of Richmond

Placed in 1938 by the City of Richmond
at the request of the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society

 
Erected 1938 by City of Richmond & Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
 
Location. 37° 33.931′ N, 77° 28.778′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on Monument Avenue 0.1 miles west of Roseneath Road, in the median. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3400 block, Richmond VA 23221, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arthur Ashe Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Maury (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stonewall Jackson (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Bell Tower (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Home For Needy Confederate Women (approx. 0.6 miles away); Virginia Historical Society (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robinson House (approx. 0.7 miles away); Residential Life at R. E. Lee Camp, No.1 (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Second Line of the Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 16, 2003
2. Second Line of the Confederate Defenses Marker
Remnants of the Second Line image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 8, 2009
3. Remnants of the Second Line
Earthworks 1½ miles southwest of the marker.
Remnants of the Second Line image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 8, 2009
4. Remnants of the Second Line
Earthworks extant in a residential area (private property).
Remnants of the Second Line image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 8, 2009
5. Remnants of the Second Line
These defensive works remain near the James River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,252 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3, 4, 5. 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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