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Near Quinton in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McClellan's Crossing

 
 
McClellan's Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. McClellan's Crossing Marker
Inscription.  Here a part of McClellan's army crossed the Chickahominy on May 23, 1862, advancing on Richmond. It was attacked by the Confederates at Seven Pines.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-14.)
 
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 May 1862.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 37° 30.865′ N, 77° 12.409′ W. Marker was near Quinton, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker was on East Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles White Oak Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Quinton VA 23141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Capt. John Smith Captured (here, next to this marker); Henrico County / New Kent County (a few steps from this marker); New Kent Road (a few steps from this marker); New Kent County
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(a few steps from this marker); Bottom's Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Orapax (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elko Community Center (approx. 1˝ miles away); Meadows Fire Tower (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quinton.
 
McClellan's Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. McClellan's Crossing Marker
Chickahominy River at Bottom's Bridge image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
3. Chickahominy River at Bottom's Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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