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Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

North Anna River

 
 
North Anna River Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
1. North Anna River Markers
Identical text with USA or CSA shield
Inscription.
General R.E. Lee commanding
the Army of Northern Virginia
crossed here 22d May 1864
and checked
the Army of the Potomac
commanded by General U.S. Grant

"A crisis in the War Between the States"

 
Location. 37° 53.341′ N, 77° 27.969′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Washington Highway (U.S. 1) south of Oxford Road (Virginia Route 689) when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the southbound lane at either end of the Fox Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lafayette and Cornwallis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caroline County / Hanover County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee and Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Long Creek Action (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Anna River Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); One More River to Cross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Artillery Duel (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Inverted V (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Doswell.
 
More about this marker. There are two identical plaques on the bridge; on the north bank a Federal shield; on the
South end of bridge (CSA shield) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
2. South end of bridge (CSA shield)
south bank a Confederate shield.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWar, US Civil
 
North end of bridge (USA shield) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
3. North end of bridge (USA shield)
Fox Bridge (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
4. Fox Bridge (facing north)
Fox Bridge (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
5. Fox Bridge (facing south)
North Anna River image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 31, 2014
6. North Anna River
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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