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McClellan’s Withdrawal

 
 
McClellan’s Withdrawal marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
1. McClellan’s Withdrawal marker
Inscription. In this vicinity a part of McClellan’s army remained for several weeks after the Battle of Seven Pines. The part of his army north of the Chickahominy was attacked by Lee, June 26-27, 1862. McClellan then began to withdraw to the James, June 28-29, 1862.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number 8-W.)
 
Location. 37° 31.695′ N, 77° 16.148′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Meadow Road (County Route 156), on the right when traveling east. 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. Battle of Savage’s Station (here, next to this marker); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (here, next to this marker); Route to White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill (here, next to this marker); Savage Station (here, next to this marker); Seven Days Battles (a few steps from this marker); McClellan's Third Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Trent House (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandston.
 
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McClellan’s Withdrawal image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
2. McClellan’s Withdrawal
This is one of several markers located in the Savage's Station area.
 Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,188 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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