Near Henrico in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 20.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Freeman Markers (Richmond Battlefields) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1838.
Location. 37° 25.101′ N, 77° 14.826′ W. Marker is near Henrico, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (State Road 156) 0.2 miles north of Carter Mills Road, on the right when traveling south. Located within the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8957 Malvern Hill Battlefield Terrain, 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 Commences (a few steps from this marker); Willis Church Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gathering StormMalvern Hill Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Twilight Action (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Infantry Against Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henrico.
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 1,366 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on January 21, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.