Henrico in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Guns of Fort Brady
Erected 2010 by Richmond National Battlefield Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 37° 23.484′ N, 77° 21.698′ 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 one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Powder Magazine (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Powder Magazine (here, next to this marker); Guarding the James (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Trent's Reach (a few steps from this marker); Union Defensive Lines Fort Brady Trail (about 400 feet away); Fort Brady (about 400 feet away); The Tides (approx. one mile 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, "During the Battle of Trent's Reach, Confederate gunners across the river disabled the enormous 100-pounder Parrott rifle seen in the foreground."
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Old Marker At This Location titled "Inside Fort Brady".
Also see . . .
1. Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Desperate Ironclad Assault at Trent's Reach. September 1995 issue of America's Civil War magazine (Submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,135 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.