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

Richmond Defences

Intermediate Line

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
1. Richmond Defences Marker
Inscription.  At this point the Intermediate Line of the Confederate defences of Richmond crossed this, the Darbytown Road. This line was continuous around Richmond and lay between the outer defensive system and the inner forts.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 48.)
 
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° 30.569′ N, 77° 23.337′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Darbytown Road 0.1 miles east of Shirleydale Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located 0.5 miles south 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. Darbytown Road (approx. ¼ mile away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richmond National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker
Richmond Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
2. Richmond Defences Marker
also named Richmond Defences (approx. 0.7 miles away); Charles City Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Williamsburg Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Powhatan Hill (approx. one mile away); Powhatan (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
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 868 times since then and 17 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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