Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number V-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 37° 19.919′ N, 77° 6.448′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City VA 23030, 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. Swineyards - Willcox Wharf (here, next to this marker); Captain John Smith’s Trail on the James (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Captain John Smith’s Trail on the James (approx. one mile away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wilcox’s Landing (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Tyler's Birthplace (approx. 1½ miles away); Eye Witness to a Revolution (approx. 2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
Also see . . . Crossing of the James. The Army Quartermaster Corps offers this discussion of the logistical aspects of the crossing. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,566 times since then and 501 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. 3. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 4. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.