Arlington in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Union Soldier
Section of Fort Runyon, Va., guarding the road to Alexandria, occupied by the Twenty-first Regiment, New York Volunteers, August 1861, from Frank Leslie's Famous Leaders and Battle Scenes of the Civil War, 1861 - 1865.
Erected by The Boeing Company.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Defenses of Washington marker series.
Location. 38° 51.919′ N, 77° 2.971′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is on 6th Street South east of Long Bridge Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 929 Long Bridge Drive, Arlington VA 22202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Known Units Garrisoned at Fort Runyon (here, next to this marker); Arlington Transformed by War (here, next to this marker); Fort Runyon after the Civil War (here, next to this marker); The Defenses of Washington (here, next to this marker); The March Across the Long Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Fort Runyon: Defending the Capital (a few steps from this marker); A Historic Junction (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); New and Renewed Land (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on June 7, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.