Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Highland Springs in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seven Days Battles

Golding's Farm

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription. Half a mile northwest occurred the action of Golding's Farm at dusk on June 27, 1862, as the battle of Gaines's Mill, on the other side of the river, was ending. The Confederates, sallying from their defenses, attacked Hancock's brigade holding the right of the Union line south of the river. A severe fight followed that was ended by darkness.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA 125.)
 
Location. 37° 32.873′ N, 77° 17.736′ W. Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of North Airport Drive (Virginia Route 156) and Hanover Road, on the right when traveling east on North Airport Drive. 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. The Trent House (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Trent House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grapevine Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chickahominy Water Trail (approx.
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Seven Days Battles Marker
1.3 miles away); Second Day at Seven Pines (approx. 1.5 miles away); Fair Oaks Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); Balloons Over the Battlefield (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland Springs.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The battle of Garnett's & Golding's Farm and Trent House by markers
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 131 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.
Paid Advertisement