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Near Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Virginia Infantry Regiment

 
 
First Virginia Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
1. First Virginia Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of the men of the First Virginia Infantry Regiment. Army of Northern Virginia. Killed near this place on 16 May 1864.

Alphonzo A. Figner, Company I
Archibald D. Govan, Company D
Jerry Toomey, Company B
James A. Via, Company H
Robert R. Walthall, Company G
John W. Wynne, Company H

Placed by the John Wynne Society, 17 May 2008
 
Erected 2008 by John Wynne Society.
 
Location. 37° 24.21′ N, 77° 25.749′ W. Marker is near Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Pams Avenue and Norcliff Road. Click for map. This memorial is located in Fort Stevens. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8920 Pams Avenue, Richmond VA 23237, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Stevens (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bermuda Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Stevens (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Drewry’s Bluff (approx. ¼ mile away); Drewry’s Bluff Defences
Fort Stevens image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 29, 2009
2. Fort Stevens
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Drewry’s Bluff Battlefield (approx. half a mile away); Second Battle of Drewry's Bluff (approx. half a mile away); Bellwood Elk Herd (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Proctor's Creek (Drewry’s Bluff, Fort Darling). CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on November 30, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Civil War. Chesterfield Heritage Alliance (Submitted on November 30, 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 932 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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