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

McClellan's Third Line

 
 
McClellan's Third Line Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. McClellan's Third Line Marker
Inscription. Here ran McClellan's third line of defense, May 31 - June 1, 1862. The Confederates, taking the first and second lines on this road, did not reach the third.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W 11.)
 
Location. 37° 31.263′ N, 77° 16.717′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Old Williamsburg Road 0.1 miles east of Old Drybridge Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, 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 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Savage’s Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); McClellan’s Withdrawal (approx. 0.7 miles away); Route to White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Savage Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Savage's Station (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines.
McClellan's Third Line Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. McClellan's Third Line Marker
This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 104 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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