Near Brooke in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Redoubt No. 3
Aquia Creek Landing Defenses, 1863
Erected 2006 by FSCWS, SYG Associates Inc.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Military • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1863.
Location. 38° 22.423′ N, 77° 20.227′ W. Marker is near Brooke, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker is at the intersection of Brooke Road (County Route 608) and Sentinel Ridge Road, on the left when traveling east on Brooke Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stafford VA 22554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Union Redoubt # 3 (approx. ¼ mile away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve / Virginia’s State Natural Area PreservesCrow's Nest (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union XIIth Corps Winter Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); Redoubt # 2 (approx. one mile away); Mason's Homestead (approx. 1.1 miles away); Aquia Landing (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooke.
Also see . . .
1. Friends of Stafford Civil War Sites (FSCWS). Link is a powerpoint brief given to the Stafford County Supervisors by the FSCWS on. It is dated 2 August, 2005. (Submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. Civil War History at Sentinel Ridge. Site Mapping and Test Excavation Report on the 12th Corps Infantry Campsite, Stafford County, Virginia. (Submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Union Redoubt # 3. Link takes you to the marker for the actual site of redoubt No. 3. (Submitted on August 31, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,502 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Markers for Redoubt #2 and the 12th Corps Encampment Area, when they are dedicated. • Can you help?