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 and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 2, 1908.
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 37° 42.555′ N, 76° 55.443′ W. Marker was near Stevensville, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker was at the intersection of Bunker Hill Road and Stevensville Road, on the left when traveling east on Bunker Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker was 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 4 miles of this location, measured Death of Col. Dahlgren (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); State Fish Hatchery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Mattapony Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Newington (approx. 2.8 miles away); World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away); County Clerks Office Site (approx. 3.7 miles away); Carriage House (approx. 3.7 miles away); King and Queen County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.7 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.]
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. New Marker At This Location titled "Death of Col. Dahlgren".
Also see . . . Civil War Richmond. Information about the Kilpatrick-Dahlgren Raid against Richmond, VA during the Civil War. (Submitted on April 10, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,451 times since then and 215 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.