Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Richmond in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Seven Days Battles

Glendale (Frayser's Farm)

 
 
Seven Days Battles Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 17, 2009
1. Seven Days Battles Marker
Inscription.  Here stood the center of Longstreet's line of battle in the afternoon of June 30, 1862. The Confederates, coming from the west, attacked the Union line just beyond. The battle lasted all afternoon, with varying fortunes and much hand-to-hand fighting. Near nightfall Longstreet sent in A. P. Hill to relieve his exhausted men.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-163.)
 
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 June 30, 1864.
 
Location. 37° 26.792′ N, 77° 14.482′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Darbytown Road, 0.1 miles east of Longbridge Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Frazier's Farm (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pvt. Benjamin B. Levy (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm
Seven Days Battles Marker on Darbytown Road image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 17, 2009
2. Seven Days Battles Marker on Darbytown Road
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days’ Battles (approx. 0.4 miles away); Glendale (Frayser’s Farm) (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riddell's Shop (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Frazier's Farm (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Glendale (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,281 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on September 12, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 16, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=181653

Paid Advertisement
Sep. 21, 2021