Williamsburg in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Williamsburg
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-43.)
Location. 37° 15.667′ N, 76° 40.476′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is at the intersection of Pocahontas Trail (U.S. 60) and 5th Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Pocahontas Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Magruder’s Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Williamsburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peninsula Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Quarterpath Road History of Fort Magruder (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vineyard Tract (approx. half a mile away); Fort Magruder (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Fort Magruder (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Williamsburg, 5 May 1862. (Submitted on August 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Battle of Williamsburg May 5, 1862. The American Civil War website. (Submitted on August 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
1. George M. Biedermann
My 4th great grandfather, George Michael Biedermann, Co. F of the 98th Pennsylvania Volunteers was killed on May 5th at the Battle Of Williamsburg.
He was either a Corporal or Sergeant at the time of his death. His wife's Widow's Pension file refers to both ranks on different documents within the file.
He was a German immigrant living in Philadelphia Philadelphia with a wife and 5 children.
— Submitted May 30, 2011, by Dennis Cox of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,627 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 10, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.