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

Battle of Cold Harbor

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. Battle of Cold Harbor Marker
Inscription.  The left of Lee's line at Cold Harbor, June 3, 1864, crossed the road here. The main battle took place to the east, where Grant attacked Lee's trenches without success.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number O-11.)
 
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 date for this entry is June 3, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 37.367′ N, 77° 18.681′ W. Marker is in Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360) 0.1 miles east of Westhaven Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, 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. Cold Harbor Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor
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By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. Battle of Cold Harbor Marker
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); "Liberty Hall" (approx. one mile away); Battle Of Bethesda Church (approx. one mile away); 36th Wisconsin (approx. 1.3 miles away); Seven Days' Battles (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 4,957 times since then and 16 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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