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

Seven Days Battles

Glendale (Frayser’s Farm)

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription.  This was the extreme left of the Union line at Glendale, and was held by Hooker’s Division. When McCall (just to the north) was broken, Hooker, supported by Burns’s brigade, drove the Confederates back. In the night the Union army marched southward.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-190.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 25.881′ N, 77° 14.197′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Marker is located on Willis Church Road, between Bootsie Blvd and Hare Road. 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willis' Church (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Glendale (approx. ¾ mile away); Frazier's Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away);
Malvern Hill Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 24, 2007
2. Malvern Hill Battlefield
After the Battle of Glendale, the Union army retreated here, to Malvern Hill, where, on July 1, 1862, the final of the Seven Days Battles was fought.
a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. one mile away); Glendale (Frayser’s Farm) (approx. one mile away); Riddell's Shop (approx. one mile away); The Gathering Storm (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glendale. CMSAC Battle Summaries webpage. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. The Seven Days Battle. HistoryCentral.com website. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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