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

The Trent House

McClellan's Headquarters

 
 
The Trent House "Freeman Marker" image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
1. The Trent House "Freeman Marker"
Inscription.  In the residence of Dr. Peterfield Trent, situated about 500 yards from this road, General G.B. McClellan, U.S.A., had his headquarters in May-June, 1862. Here he planned the withdrawal to James River.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 11.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 37° 32.853′ N, 77° 16.717′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Old Hanover Road 0.1 miles west of Grapevine Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2410 Old Hanover Rd, Henrico VA 23075, 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. A different marker also named The Trent House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grapevine Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chickahominy Water Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away);
The Trent House "Freeman Marker" image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 17, 2003
2. The Trent House "Freeman Marker"
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a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.9 miles away); Savage Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Battle of Savage’s Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
The Trent House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, June 21, 2012
3. The Trent House Marker
 
 
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 1,223 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 18, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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