Glendale in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
These woods are historic. They and the small stream that you crossed offered welcome shelter to Confederate soldiers. Several brigades, mostly under the command of General John B. Magruder, advanced up the slope and subsequently fell back into these woods while Union artillerists threw shells into the treetops.
Location. 37° 25.206′ N, 77° 15.048′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Carters Mill Road and Willis Church Road (Virginia Highway 156), on the right when traveling north on Carters Mill Road. Click for map. Located in the Malvern Hill Battlefield Unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Madness" (within shouting distance of this marker); Malvern Hill (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Futility Confederate Futility (about 700 feet away); Outgunned (about 700 feet away); Historic Farm Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Confederate High Water Mark (approx. 0.2 miles away); Willis Church Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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