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.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 5, 1864.
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. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 866 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.