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Near Quinton in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Long Bridge

 
 
Long Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
1. Long Bridge Marker
Inscription. One mile south is Long Bridge over the Chickahominy River. Benedict Arnold sent Simcoe there in the British invasion of 1781. Longstreet crossed there in the Peninsular Campaign, May, 1862. Grant's Fifth and Second Corps crossed there, in June, 1864, on the way to Petersburg.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W 18.)
 
Location. 37° 28.866′ N, 77° 7.83′ W. Marker is near Quinton, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of PocahontasTrail (U.S. 60) and Roxbury Road, on the right when traveling east on PocahontasTrail. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quinton VA 23141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Letitia Christian Tyler (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Long Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Arnold Stansley (approx. 3.1 miles away); Action of Nance's Shop (approx. 3.6 miles away); Green v. County School Board of New Kent County (approx. 3.8 miles away); Roxbury (approx. 4 miles away); Stuart's Ride Around McClellan (approx. 4.2 miles away); The White House (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Quinton.
 
Also see . . .
Long Bridge Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
2. Long Bridge Marker
 Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. 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 CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Chickahominy River near site of Long Bridge Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
3. Chickahominy River near site of Long Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 129 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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