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Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battle of Chester Station

 
 
Battle of Chester Station SCV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 15, 2009
1. Battle of Chester Station SCV Marker
Inscription.  Here, on May 10, 1864, as part of Butler’s Bermuda Hundred Campaign, 3400 Federals and 2000 Confederates fought the Battle of Chester Station. This monument is erected in their memory by the Chester Station Camp #1503. Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
 
Location. 37° 21.381′ N, 77° 25.263′ W. Marker is in Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on West Hundred Road (Virginia Route 10) 0.1 miles east of Parker Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chester VA 23831, 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. A different marker also named Battle of Chester Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Chester Station Fight (approx. half a mile away); Lee's Headquarters (approx. 0.9
Battle of Chester Station SCV Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 15, 2009
2. Battle of Chester Station SCV Marker
miles away); Farrar's Island (approx. 0.9 miles away); Osbornes (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Howlett Line (approx. 1.3 miles away); Armed Forces Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battery Dantzler (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chester Station Camp #1503 Sons of Confederate Veterans. Battle of Chester Station (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. CWSAC Battle Summary. Chester Station. (Submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Battle of Chester Station Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 15, 2009
3. Battle of Chester Station Markers
Winfree House (private residence) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 15, 2009
4. Winfree House (private residence)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,965 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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