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Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Cold Harbor

 
 
Battle of Cold Harbor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Battle of Cold Harbor Marker
Inscription. The left of Lee's line at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864, crossed the road here. The main battle took place to the east, where Grant attacked Lee's trenches without success.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number O 11.)
 
Location. 37° 37.367′ N, 77° 18.681′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360) 0.1 miles east of Westhaven Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cold Harbor Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Liberty Hall" (approx. one mile away); Battle Of Bethesda Church (approx. one mile away); 36th Wisconsin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Seven Days' Battles (approx. 1.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Cold Harbor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Battle of Cold Harbor Marker
 
 
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