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Near Richmond 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.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list.
 
Location. 37° 25.881′ N, 77° 14.197′ W. Marker is near Richmond, 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 at or near this postal address: 8516 Willis Church Rd, 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 National Cemetery System (approx. 0.3 miles away); Glendale National Cemetery
Malvern Hill Battlefield image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
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(approx. 0.3 miles 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); a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. one mile away); Glendale (Frayser’s Farm) (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glendale. CMSAC Battle Summaries webpage. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Seven Days Battle. HistoryCentral.com website. (Submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,324 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jun. 27, 2022