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

Frazier's Farm

or Glendale Battlefield

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
1. Frazier's Farm Marker
Inscription.  Here, the Confederate line of Longstreet's Division crossed this, the Long Bridge Road. Southeasterly one-quarter mile occurred the fiercest encounter, in which the Federal forces under McCall were forced to retire at nightfall June 30, 1862.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 18.)
 
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 30, 1862.
 
Location. 37° 26.483′ N, 77° 14.849′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Longbridge Road 0.4 miles south of Darbytown Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5657 Darbytown Rd, 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. Battle of Glendale (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx.
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By Bernard Fisher, June 14, 2003
2. Frazier's Farm Marker
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half a mile away); Gravel Hill (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. ¾ mile away); Willis' Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
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 July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,556 times since then and 32 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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