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

Ellerson's Mill

 
 
Ellerson's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 6, 2003
1. Ellerson's Mill Marker
Inscription.  From this main position above Ellerson's Mill, the Federal regulars who had stopped the Confederate advance of June 26, 1862 withdrew during the night, having discovered that "Stonewall" Jackson was turning their right flank.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia - D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 26, 1898.
 
Location. 37° 35.729′ N, 77° 21.343′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Old Cold Harbor Road 0.1 miles west of Harbor Hill Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Ellerson’s Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Holding the High Ground (about 700 feet away); The Pennsylvanians Stand Firm (about 800 feet away); Historic Cold Harbor Road (approx. 0.2 miles
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By Bernard Fisher, June 6, 2003
2. Ellerson's Mill Marker
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away); Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee’s First Strike (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Also see . . .  Beaver Dam Creek (Ellerson's Mill). Section of a National Park Service handbook on the Peninsula Campaign. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Wartime View of Ellerson's Mill image. Click for full size.
3. Wartime View of Ellerson's Mill
Photo probably taken sometime in 1865.

(Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0086, Call No. LC-B815- 920)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,646 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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