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

Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery

Cold Harbor

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
1. Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery Monument
Inscription.
Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery
Col. Peter A. Porter
4th Brigade, 2D Division, 2D Corps
Army of the Potomac

Roll of Honor
Killed or died of wounds received in the
Battle of Cold Harbor, Va., June 3, 1864
Col. Peter A. Porter

 
Erected 1909 by State of New York.
 
Location. 37° 35.355′ N, 77° 16.83′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Cold Harbor Road (Virginia Route 156) and Parrish Place Lane, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. This marker is located within the Cold Harbor National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6038 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pennsylvania Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Cold Harbor (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery (about 600 feet away); The Family Cemetery (about
Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
2. Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery Monument.
600 feet away); Garthright House (about 700 feet away); A Bloody Baptism of Fire (about 700 feet away); Cold Harbor: June 2, 1864 (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. New York State Military Museum. 8th Artillery Regiment (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. US Department of Veterans Affairs. Cold Harbor National Cemetery. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Richmond National Battlefield Park. Cold Harbor. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

4. CWSAC Battle Summary. Cold Harbor. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery Monument at Cold Harbor National Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
3. Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery Monument at Cold Harbor National Cemetery.
Nearby Tribute. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
4. Nearby Tribute.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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