“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Cannon Ball

Cannon Ball Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, June 23, 2012
1. Cannon Ball Marker
Inscription.  From the attack by General J.B. Stuart on the Army of the Potomac 1862
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 37° 19.091′ N, 77° 10.748′ W. Marker is near Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker can be reached from Harrison Landing Road, 0.7 miles south of Westover Road (Virginia Route 633), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12602 Harrison Landing Rd, Charles City VA 23030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willie Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Lane to Site of First Thanksgiving (within shouting distance of this marker); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Official Thanksgiving (about 600 feet away); Origin of Taps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Harrison (approx. ¼ mile away); Capt. John Woodliffe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Herring Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2021, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 20 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 18, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A close up photo of the marker if possible. • Verification of exact marker location. • Can you help?

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Jun. 9, 2023