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Aylett in King William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cavalry Raids

 
 
Cavalry Raids Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
1. Cavalry Raids Marker
Inscription.  Kilpatrick, coming from the east, burned Confederate stores here, May 5, 1863. Dahlgren, coming from Richmond, crossed the Mattapony here March 2, 1864. Sheridan, returning from his Richmond raid, was here, May 22-23, 1864, and on his Trevilian raid passed here, June 7, 1864.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number O-18.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 46.973′ N, 77° 6.396′ W. Marker is in Aylett, Virginia, in King William County. Marker is on Richmond Highway (U.S. 360) 0.2 miles east of West River Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King William VA 23086, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rumford Academy (approx. 3 miles away); Sharon Indian School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Clark Home (approx. 3.4 miles away); Apple Tree Church
Cavalry Raids Marker on US Rt 360 (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
2. Cavalry Raids Marker on US Rt 360 (facing east)
(approx. 3˝ miles away); Pamunkey Indians In The Civil War (approx. 5˝ miles away); Headquarters of Opechancanough (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bruington Church (approx. 6.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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Aug. 10, 2020