Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Outer Line of Richmond Defences
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 49.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Freeman Markers (Richmond Battlefields) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1864.
Location. 37° 27.314′ N, 77° 22.384′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of New Market Road (Virginia Route 5) and Battlefield Park Road, on the right when traveling east on New Market Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2014 New Market Rd, Henrico VA 23231, 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. Fort Harrison (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Successful Colonial Tobacco Crop (approx. Ό mile away); Advancing On Richmond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hopeless Attacks (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Gilmer (approx. 0.7 miles away); Richmond Defences (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henrico Parish Church (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . . Richmond National Battlefield Park. National Park Service (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman, U.S. Colored Troops, USCT.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,250 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on January 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 20, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.