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Near Studley in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Enon Church

Rapidan-James Campaign

 
 
Enon Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 6, 2003
1. Enon Church Marker
Inscription.  Here on May 28, 1864 the Confederate cavalry under Major General Fitzhugh Lee in a severe engagement withstood for five hours the Federal advance, thereby allowing the Army of Northern Virginia to take its position beyond the Totopotomoy. Near this marker were buried many unknown dead of both armies.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 52.)
 
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° 40.566′ N, 77° 18.704′ W. Marker is near Studley, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Studley Road and Buckeye Road, on the left when traveling east on Studley Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Studley VA 23162, 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. A different marker also named Enon Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Airmail Service (approx. one mile away); Studley (approx.
Enon Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 6, 2003
2. Enon Church Marker
one mile away); Salem Church/Haw’s Shop (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Studley (approx. 1.2 miles away); Newmarket (approx. 1.3 miles away); Fighting at the Totopotomoy (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pine Slash (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Studley.
 
More about this marker. The marker was extensively damaged by a two-car collision in May 2016. The cast-iron tablet & capstone have been relocated 240 feet to the east away from the road.
 
Regarding Enon Church. Also known as the Battle of Haw's Shop.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Enon Church Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 31, 2009
3. Enon Church Battlefield
Enon Church Marker (relocated) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 29, 2019
4. Enon Church Marker (relocated)
Enon Church Marker (relocated) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 29, 2019
5. Enon Church Marker (relocated)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 22, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2019, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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