Near Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Richmond National Battlefield Park - National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 37° 20.904′ N, 77° 23.682′ W. Marker is near Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from Ware Bottom Spring Road 0.1 miles east of Old Stage Road, on the right when traveling east. This marker is located within the Parkerís Battery Unit of the Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 Ware Bottom Spring Road, Chester VA 23836, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Remembrance (here, next to this marker); Parker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Parker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Howlett Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Howlett Line (about 400 feet away); The Boy Company (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Boy Company (about 500 feet away); Richmond Battlefields (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
More about this marker. On the left is a photo of “Unveiling of Robert E. Lee Equestrian Monument”. To the right of the photo is the following text: "Very active in veterans' activities, the surviving members of Parkerís “Boy Company” attended many local reunions and events, such as the 1887 unveiling of the Robert E. Lee monument in Richmond. Parkerís men are crowded at the base of the statue."
Regarding Remembrance. This marker was replaced by a new one also named Remembrance (see nearby markers).
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on January 12, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.