Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Gen'l Joseph E. Johnston
Confederate States Army,
desperately wounded at the
Battle of Seven Pines,
was brought to the
standing on this block,
and nursed to recovery.
This marker is placed by the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society.A.D.1915
Erected 1915 by Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
Location. 37° 31.844′ N, 77° 25.046′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Broad Street and North 26th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. This marker is located on the sidewalk. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23223, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. British Invasion of Richmond, January 1781 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Saint Johnís Episcopal Church (about 700 feet away); George Wythe (about 700 feet away); St. Johnís Church (about 700 feet away); Welcome to Historic St. Johnís Church (about 800 feet away); The Lewis Doughty House Confederate (Second) Alabama Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Adams-Van Lew House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks) May 31, 1862 - June 1, 1862. Civil War Preservation Trust (Submitted on April 16, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Wikipedia entry for General Joseph E. Johnston. (Submitted on April 19, 2010, by Jeff Conner of Norfolk, Virginia.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 972 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.