Chesapeake, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Great Bridge Marshall Memorial
Officers of the Culpeper Minute Battalion
At the Battle of Great Bridge
Major Thomas Marshall (1730-1802)
Member, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Virginia Conventions
Colonel, 3rd Virginia Regiment
Colonel, Virginia Sate Artillery Regiment
Member, Virginia General Assembly
And his son
Lieutenant John Marshall (1755-1835)
Captain, 11th Virginia Continental Regiment
Member, United States House of Representatives
4th United States Secretary of State
4th Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court
Dedicated December 3, 2011 in memory of
Reon Glessner Hillegass, Jr. (1926-2011)
NSSAR President General (1996-1997)
Culpeper Minutemen Chapter and Norfolk Chapter
Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
George Washington Endowment Fund, NSSAR-Knight Patty Fund, VASSAR
Erected 2011 by Sons of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 3, 1775.
Location. 36° 43.276′ N, 76° 14.375′ W. Marker is in Chesapeake, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North Battlefield Boulevard (Business Virginia Route 168) and Watson Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chesapeake VA 23320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Marshall Family (a few steps from this marker); Billy Flora (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Great Bridge DAR Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Planning a Canal (within shouting distance of this marker); The Day is Our Own! (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Murray (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Original Causeway (within shouting distance of this marker); Father & Son Canal Builders (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chesapeake.
Also see . . . Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation. (Submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 815 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.