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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Intermediate Line of Confederate Defenses

 
 
Intermediate Line of Confederate Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 11, 2010
1. Intermediate Line of Confederate Defenses Marker
Inscription.  
This cannon marks the intermediate line of
Confederate defenses of Richmond
1862 - 1865

Placed here in 1958 by the
Confederate Memorial Literary Society
in memory of
Alexander Wilbourne Weddell

 
Erected 1958 by Confederate Memorial Literary Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 33.206′ N, 77° 29.882′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Clovelly Road and Canterbury Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mary-Cooke Branch Munford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Windsor (approx. 0.6 miles away); English Village (approx. 0.8 miles away); "For God And Country" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Byrd Theatre (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Carillon (approx. 1.1 miles away); Kenmore (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Intermediate Line of Confederate Defenses image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 11, 2010
2. Intermediate Line of Confederate Defenses
Remnants of the Intermediate Line image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, February 8, 2009
3. Remnants of the Intermediate Line
Earthworks extant in a residential area near the James River (private property).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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