Gloucester in Gloucester County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Pvt. James Daniel Gardner
Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Sept. 16, 1839 - Sept. 29, 1905
Served during the Civil War as a private in
Company 1, 36th United States Colored Troops.
He was awarded the Medal of Honor for his
bravery at the Battle of Chapins Farm,
Virginia on September 29, 1864.
Erected 2005 by Gloucester County.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 37° 24.887′ N, 76° 31.757′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Virginia, in Gloucester County. Marker can be reached from Gloucester Courthouse Grounds, in the median. Touch for map. Business US 17 and Blair Road. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester VA 23061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gloucester in the Civil War (a few steps from this marker); Court House (a few steps from this marker); In Memoriam John Clayton (a few steps from this marker); To the Confederate Dead of Gloucester (a few steps from this marker); Werowocomoco (within shouting distance of this marker); The Birdsall Building Thomas Calhoun Walker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cappahosic (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gloucester.
Also see . . . James Gardner - Medal of Honor. (Submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. U.S.C.T.
Categories. • African Americans • Heroes • Military • Notable Events • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,242 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.