Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
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); Historic Cold Harbor Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee’s First Strike (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Creek Runs Red (was approx. 0.2 miles Beaver Dam Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Confederates Attack (was approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); 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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
More. Search the internet for Ellerson's Mill.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,569 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.