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

Seven Days Battles

Savage's Station

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription.  Here, facing west, stretched the Union line in the afternoon of June 29, 1862. Brook's brigade was south of the road with Gorman's and Burn's brigades to the north. In a furious conflict Burn's line was broken but was restored by Sumner in person. Darkness ended the conflict. The Unionists withdrew southward.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-144.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 31.694′ N, 77° 16.136′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Meadow Road 0.1 miles east of Grapevine Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, 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. Battle of Savage’s Station (a few steps from this marker); Seven Days Battles - Savage’s Station (a few steps from this marker); McClellan’s Withdrawal (a few steps from this marker); Route to White Oak Swamp and Malvern Hill
Seven Days Battles Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Seven Days Battles Markers
(a few steps from this marker); Savage Station (a few steps from this marker); McClellan's Third Line (approx. ¾ mile away); The Trent House (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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