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

Battlefield of Seven Pines

 
 
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 16, 2003
1. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
Inscription.  Nearby stood "The Twin Houses" from the vicinity of which Confederate Troops moving eastward, charged the Federal Second Line near Seven Pines after they had stormed Casey's Redoubt and the rest of the Federal First Line on May 31, 1862.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 40.)
 
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° 31.269′ N, 77° 18.687′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Casey Street near Rodes Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Seven Pines (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (about 700 feet away); McClellan’s First Line (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 16, 2003
2. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sandston (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); McClellan’s Second Line (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Seven Pines. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, 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 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,058 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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