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

Seven Days Battles

Golding's Farm

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription.  Half a mile northwest occurred the action of Golding's Farm at dusk on June 27, 1862, as the battle of Gaines's Mill, on the other side of the river, was ending. The Confederates, sallying from their defenses, attacked Hancock's brigade holding the right of the Union line south of the river. A severe fight followed that was ended by darkness.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-125.)
 
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. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1864.
 
Location. 37° 32.873′ N, 77° 17.736′ W. Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of North Airport Drive (Virginia Route 156) and Hanover Road, on the right when traveling east on North Airport Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 N Airport Dr, Henrico VA 23075, 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. The Trent House (approx. 0.9 miles away);
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Seven Days Battles Marker
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a different marker also named The Trent House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Grapevine Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away); Chickahominy Water Trail (approx. 1.3 miles away); Second Day at Seven Pines (approx. 1½ miles away); Fair Oaks Station (approx. 1½ miles away); Balloons Over the Battlefield (approx. 1.6 miles away).
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The battle of Garnett's & Golding's Farm and Trent House by markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 6, 2022