Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Wilcox’s Brigade, CSA
Gen. Cadmus Wilcox
describing color bearer of 11th Alabama Infantry
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 37° 34.386′ N, 77° 17.76′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker can be reached from Watt House Road 0.7 miles south of Cold Harbor Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. This marker is located on the walking trail along Boatswain Creek in the Gaines' Mill Battlefield unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. 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 Intensity of Battle (a few steps from this marker); Wilcox’s Alabama Brigade, (a few steps from this marker); Union Rifle Pits (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morell’s Division, USA (about 300 feet away); Watt Farm Road (about 500 feet away); Pickett’s Brigade, CSA (about 600 feet away); Mistaken Identity (about 600 feet away); Balloons Over the Battlefield (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Gaines’ Mill. (Submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Gaines' Mill Battlefield Loop Trail. This marker is one along the loop trail in the Gaines' Mill Battlefield unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on February 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,004 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.