Near Varina in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lee vs. Grant
The 1864 Overland Campaign
Follow in the footsteps of Gens. Lee and Grant along the Virginia Civil War Trails 1864 Overland Campaign, a 125-mile tour route that allows you to explore more than 60 sites in central Virginia. Please drive carefully as you enjoy the history and beauty along the trail.
Erected 2011 by Virginia Civil War Trails.
Topics. This historical marker War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1865.
Location. 37° 29.375′ N, 77° 20.552′ W. Marker is near Varina, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Richmond Airport Connector Road south of Seven Hills Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1862 Peninsula Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Defenses of Richmond (a few steps from this marker); Fort Lee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Richmond Defences (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Defences (approx. 1.2 miles away); Second Battle of Fair Oaks (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Darbytown Road (approx. 1.2 miles away); Darbytown Road / Pioneer Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Varina.
Also see . . . Lee vs. Grant: The 1864 Overland Campaign Tour. Virginia Civil War Trails (Submitted on April 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.