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Near Sandston in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Savage Station

 
 
Savage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
1. Savage Station Marker
Inscription.  In the field beyond this marker was fought June 29, 1862, the battle of Savage Station in which Confederate forces under command of Major-General John B. Magruder attacked indecisively the rearguard of the Federal Army moving toward James River. This was the Third Battle of the Seven Days’ Campaign.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 13.)
 
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 29, 1894.
 
Location. 37° 31.699′ N, 77° 16.149′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Meadow Road 0.1 miles east of Grapevine Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2701 Meadow Rd, Sandston VA 23150, 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. Battle of Savage’s Station (here, next to this marker); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (here, next to this marker); McClellan’s Withdrawal
Savage Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
2. Savage Station Marker
Originally located on Old Williamsburg Road south of the I-64 interchange.
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(here, next to this marker); Route to White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill (here, next to this marker); Seven Days Battles (a few steps from this marker); McClellan's Third Line (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Trent House (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Savage's Station by markers
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,208 times since then and 15 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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Jul. 29, 2021