Near Colonial Heights in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Army Railroad Raids
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resurces. (Marker Number S-20.)
Location. 37° 17.835′ N, 77° 24.584′ W. Marker is near Colonial Heights, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) 0.4 miles north of Happy Hill Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colonial Heights VA 23834, 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 Advance on Petersburg (here, next to this marker); Redwater Creek Engagement (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Swift Creek Battlefield: A Landscape of Change (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union Army Checked (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Swift Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); "Brave to Madness" (approx. one mile away); Electric Railway (approx. 1.3 miles away); The "Bottle" (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colonial Heights.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 840 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.