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

Grapevine Bridge

 
 
Grapevine Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
1. Grapevine Bridge Marker
Inscription. Here stood Grapevine Bridge across which, on the night of June 27, 1862, part of McClellan's Army moved in changing base from the Pamunkey to the James after the Battle of Gaines' Mill. "Stonewall" Jackson pursued, June 29.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 33.054′ N, 77° 16.389′ W. Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on North Airport Drive (Virginia Route 156) 0.7 miles east of Interstate 295, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23075, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seven Days Battles (within shouting distance of this marker); Chickahominy Water Trail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Trent House (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Trent House (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different
Grapevine Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
2. Grapevine Bridge Marker
marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.5 miles away); Savage Station (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Springs.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Chickahominy River, Va. image. Click for full size.
By David B. Woodbury, June 1862
3. Chickahominy River, Va.
Grapevine bridge built May 27-28, 1862, by the 5th New Hampshire Infantry under Col. Edward E. Cross. Library of Congress [LC-B817-7383]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 119 times this year. Last updated on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. 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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