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Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument

 
 
Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
1. Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument
Inscription.
Dedicated on the
150th anniversary
Battle of Big Bethel
Union regiments engaged:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th (Duryee Zouaves)
& 7th New York
4th Mass. & 1st Vermont
2nd U.S. Artillery
Union losses:
18 killed, 53 wounded, 5 MIA
To their everlasting memory
June 10, 2011

 
Erected 2012 by Vermont Civil War Hemlocks.
 
Location. 37° 5.493′ N, 76° 25.573′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Big Bethel Road 0.1 miles north of Semple Farm Road, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in Bethel Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23666, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Big Bethel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Big Bethel (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Lawson Wyatt (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Bethel UDC Monument (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Big Bethel Church and Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
2. Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument
York County / Warwick County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chesterville Plantation (approx. 2.5 miles away); National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hampton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument & CWT Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 20, 2013
3. Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument & CWT Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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