Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Manchester Elliott Grays
Here on the site of the old market
square the Manchester Elliott Grays,
the first volunteer company in this
section, was mustered into service
May 9, 1861, commanded by Louis
Francis Bossieux. After attending
services at the old Ninth Street
Methodist Church, they entrained
for Norfolk May 10, 1861.
Erected by Elliott Grays Chapter
United Daughters of the
Confederacy. May 9, 1935.
Here the Manchester Artillery,
composed of Manchester and
Chesterfield County men, was
enrolled for service, May 1, 1861,
Dr. William R. Weisiger, commanding.
Erected 1935 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 31.308′ N, 77° 26.53′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of East 10th Street and Hull Street Road (U.S. 360), on the left when traveling east on East 10th Street. Click for map. This monument is located on the lawn of the old Manchester Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 Hull Street, Richmond VA 23224, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Colonel Thomas Stegge, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Manchester Lodge No. 14 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Manchester Canal (approx. half a mile away); Transitions (approx. half a mile away); Mayo's Bridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Belle Isle Rolling Milling and Slitting Manufactory (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cannon over the Camp (approx. ¾ mile away); Ironworks Oil House (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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