Henrico in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Guarding the James
Erected 2010 by Richmond National Battlefield Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 23.476′ N, 77° 21.693′ W. Marker is in Henrico, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker can be reached from Hoke Brady Road 0.9 miles south of Kingsland Road. 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. Guarding the River (here, next to this marker); Guns of Fort Brady (a few steps from this marker); Powder Magazine (a few steps Inside Fort Brady (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Powder Magazine (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Trent's Reach (a few steps from this marker); Union Defensive Lines (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Brady Trail (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henrico.
More about this marker. On the bottom is a photo with the caption, "Connecticut cannoneers pose at the ready. The safety of the Union supply line of the James River depended on them. The Confederate Navy would soon test their vigilance."
Also see . . .
1. Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location titled "Guarding the River" (Submitted on July 12, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.