Glendale in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Historic Farm Road
Location. 37° 25.072′ N, 77° 15.151′ 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 south 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. The Confederate High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Futility (about 600 feet away, measured Outgunned (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Futility (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Madness" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battlefield Burials (approx. 0.2 miles away); Malvern Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glendale.
More about this marker. On the right is a drawing of soldiers fighting around wheat stacks. Stacks of freshly cut wheat dotted much of the battlefield west of Willis Church Road, offering concealment, but meager protection for skirmishing soldiers.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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