Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Cold Harbor
Position of the Confederate Left Wing
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 29.)
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 month for this entry is June 1845.
Location. 37° 37.047′ N, 77° 19.091′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360) 0.1 miles east of Creighton Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, 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. "Liberty Hall" (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. half a mile away); Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Seven Days' Battles (approx. 1.2 miles away); Walnut Grove Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. Cold Harbor Battlefield. Civil War Preservation Trust listed the battlefield as on of the most endangered sites in 2008. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battle of Cold Harbor. (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 November 19, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,391 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on November 19, 2023, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.