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Battlefield of Malvern Hill

 
 
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Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker
Inscription.  Against the Federals holding this eminence, the Confederates delivered repeated assaults from the North on July 1, 1862 and lost about 5,000 men in the final, indecisive Battle of the Seven Days’ Campaign. That night McClellan withdrew to Harrison's Landing, near Westover.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Freeman Markers (Richmond Battlefields) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1845.
 
Location. 37° 24.767′ N, 77° 14.944′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Located within the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9100 Willis Church Rd, Henrico VA 23231, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battlefield Landscape (a few steps from this marker); Southern Valor vs. Union Firepower (within shouting distance of
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this marker); Malvern Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The West House (within shouting distance of this marker); Seven Days Battles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Malvern Hill (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (about 300 feet away); A Battlefield Landmark (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Malvern Hill. Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
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2. Malvern Hill - CWPT
Civil War Preservation Trust's efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield.
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Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
3. Battlefield of Malvern Hill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,579 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on September 12, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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