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

Richmond Defences

Crossing of the Intermediate Line

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Richmond Defences Marker
Inscription.  Near this spot the Eastern face of the Intermediate Line of the Richmond Defences crossed the Williamsburg Road. About one-fourth mile Eastward was the Junction of Williamsburg and Charles City Roads, two of the main lines of the Federal advance on the Confederate capital.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.093′ N, 77° 22.964′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60) and Eanes Lane, on the left when traveling east on Williamsburg Road. Located 0.6 miles east of the Richmond National Cemetery. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles City Road (approx. mile away); Williamsburg Road (approx. mile away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richmond National Cemetery
Richmond Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
2. Richmond Defences Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Defences (approx. 0.7 miles away); Darbytown Road (approx. 0.7 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oakwood Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 800 times since then and 3 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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