Near Stevensville in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Where Dahlgren Died
Erected 1967 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number OB-6.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1908.
Location. 37° 42.555′ N, 76° 55.443′ W. Marker is near Stevensville, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is at the intersection of Bunker Hill Road and Stevensville Road, on the left when traveling east on Bunker Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stevensville VA 23161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. State Fish Hatchery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mattapony Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Newington (approx. 2.8 miles away); King and Queen County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mattaponi IndiansHillsboro (approx. 4.8 miles away); Pamunkey Indians (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cockacoeske (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stevensville.
Regarding Where Dahlgren Died. The marker is in error - Dahlgren was killed 300 yards west of the marker around 11:00 pm. [Venter, Bruce M. "The Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid". Blue&Gray Winter 2003.]
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Walkerton. (Submitted on April 10, 2009.)
2. U.S. News - Mysteries of History. Purloined Poison Letter: Fake or Real, They Raised Hell. (Submitted on April 10, 2009.)
3. Civil War Richmond. Information about the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid against Richmond, VA during the Civil War. (Submitted on April 10, 2009.)
4. America’s Civil War. The Dahlgren Papers Revisited. (Submitted on April 10, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,782 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.