Near Sandston in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Artillery
Erected by City of Richmond.
Location. 37° 30.866′ N, 77° 20.129′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of South Airport Drive and Clarkson Road, on the right when traveling north on South Airport Drive. 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. Civil War Balloonists (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia Air National Guard (approx. ¼ mile away); Richmond Defences McClellan’s Picket Line (approx. one mile away); Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sandston (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Lee (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
More about this marker. This marker is at Richmond International Airport, site of the Battle of Oak Grove (French’s Field, King’s School House). Fought on June 25, 1862, Oak Grove is the considered the traditional opening of the Sevens Days' battles.
Also see . . .
1. Oak Grove (French’s Field, King’s School House). CWSAC Battle Summary (Submitted on January 27, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Peninsula Campaign – Robert E. Lee and the Seven Days. Civil War Preservation Trust (Submitted on January 27, 2010.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,269 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.