Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Shelton House Under Fire
May 30, 1864
May 30, 1864
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Erected 2014 by Richmond National Battlefield Park.
Location. 37° 39.656′ N, 77° 20.794′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker can be reached from Studley Road 0.1 miles west of Shelton Pointe Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located between the two trees in front of the historic Shelton House. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7273 Studley Road, Mechanicsville VA 23116, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rural Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); Totopotomoy Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Totopotomoi (within shouting distance of this marker); Totopotomoy Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Totopotomoy Line (approx. half a mile away); Fighting at the Totopotomoy (approx. half a mile away); Attacking the High Ground (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pine Slash (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Regarding Shelton House Under Fire.
Also see . . .
1. Rural Plains (pdf file). National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on July 13, 2015.)
2. The Battle of Totopotomoy Creek, May 29-31, 1864. Richmond National Battlefield Park (Submitted on July 13, 2015.)
Categories. • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on November 28, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 3, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.