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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, June 14, 2003
1. Frazier's Farm Marker
Inscription.  North and South of this point lay the line of battle in which the Confederate commands of James Longstreet and A.P. Hill engaged indecisively the Federal forces in the Fourth Battle of the Seven Days’ Campaign. This spot marks the furthest Federal advance, June 30, 1862.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 17.)
 
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° 26.781′ N, 77° 14.542′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Darbytown Road and Longbridge Road, on the right when traveling east on Darbytown Road. 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. Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy (a few steps from this marker); Seven Days Battles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm
Frazier's Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 24, 2010
2. Frazier's Farm Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. half a mile away); Glendale (Frayser’s Farm) (approx. half a mile away); Riddell's Shop (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Glendale (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
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
 
Frazier's Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
3. Frazier's Farm Marker
Frazier's Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 24, 2010
4. Frazier's Farm Marker
Marker on Right in Distance.
 
 
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 1,588 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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