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

Frazier's Farm

or Glendale Battlefield

 
 
Frazier's Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Frazier's Farm Marker
Inscription.  Here, on the Charles City Road, the Confederate forces of Major General Benjamin Huger in their attempt to intercept the Federal withdrawal to the James opened with artillery the Battle of Frazier's Farm, June 30, 1862.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 16.)
 
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.
 
Location. 37° 26.932′ N, 77° 14.286′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Charles City Road 0.3 miles north of Darbytown Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seven Days Battles (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glendale (Frayser’s Farm) (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Frazier's Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
2. Frazier's Farm Marker
Riddell's Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The battle of Glendale or Frazier's Farm by markers
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Glendale. The Civil War Preservation Trust site discussing recent efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield. Site offers maps and other information about the battle. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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 Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,408 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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