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

Walnut Grove Church

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 6, 2003
1. Walnut Grove Church Marker
Inscription.  Here, on the morning of June 27, 1862, as he was directing the pursuit of McClellan's right wing, Robert E. Lee met "Stonewall" Jackson whose Army of the Valley arrived to join in the attack on the Federals the same afternoon.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 5.)
 
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 27, 1898.
 
Location. 37° 36.048′ N, 77° 20.034′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Cold Harbor Road 0.1 miles west of Lee-Davis Road, on the left when traveling east. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seven Days Battles (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days' Battles (approx. ¾ mile away); "Liberty Hall"
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By Bernard Fisher, June 6, 2003
2. Walnut Grove Church Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Ellerson's Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Pennsylvanians Stand Firm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Ellerson’s Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Holding the High Ground (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
 
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 947 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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