Near Varina in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
1862 Peninsula Campaign
The Civil War in Tidewater
Follow in the footsteps of one of the largest troop movements in military history. Virginia Civil War Trails’ 1862 Peninsula Campaign: Civil War in Tidewater is a 125-mile tour route that allows you to explore more than 60 sites in Tidewater Virginia. Please drive carefully as you enjoy the history and beauty along the trail.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1862.
Location. 37° 29.37′ N, 77° 20.552′ W. Marker is near Varina, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Richmond Airport Connector Road south of Seven Hills Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Lee vs. Grant (a few steps from this marker); Defenses of Richmond (a few steps from this marker); Fort Lee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richmond Defences (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Defences (approx. 1.2 miles away); Second Battle of Fair Oaks (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Darbytown Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Darbytown Road / Pioneer Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Varina.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on April 18, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.