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Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Pennsylvania Monument

Cold Harbor

 
 
Pennsylvania Monument (south face). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
1. Pennsylvania Monument (south face).
Inscription.  
Erected by the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
to all
Pennsylvania regiments
which participated in the operations
from May 31 to June 12, 1864.
Incident to and during the
Battle of Cold Harbor, Virginia
June 1-3, 1864.

 
Erected 1909 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1886.
 
Location. 37° 35.34′ N, 77° 16.819′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is at the intersection of Cold Harbor Road (Virginia Route 156) and Parrish Place Lane, on the left when traveling east on Cold Harbor Road. This marker is located within the Cold Harbor National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6038 Cold Harbor Road, Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eighth N. Y. Heavy Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of the Unknown Soldier (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Cold Harbor (about 400 feet away, measured
Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiments (east face). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
2. Pennsylvania Cavalry Regiments (east face).
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in a direct line); Field Hospital (about 500 feet away); The Family Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Garthright House (about 600 feet away); 2nd Connecticut Volunteer Heavy Artillery (about 600 feet away); Cold Harbor: June 2, 1864 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
 
Also see . . .
1. US Department of Veterans Affairs. Cold Harbor National Cemetery. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 

2. Richmond National Battlefield Park. Cold Harbor. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
Pennsylvania Infantry Regiments (north face). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
3. Pennsylvania Infantry Regiments (north face).
Pennsylvania Artillery Regiments (west face). image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
4. Pennsylvania Artillery Regiments (west face).
Pennsylvania Monument Parade Rest. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
5. Pennsylvania Monument Parade Rest.
Pennsylvania Monument at Cold Harbor Natioanl Cemetery. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 19, 2009
6. Pennsylvania Monument at Cold Harbor Natioanl Cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on June 6, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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