Newport News, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Lee’s Mill (Dam Number 1)
April 16, 1862
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Erected 1967 by Daughters of the Confederacy, Bethel Chapter.
Marker series. United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 37° 10.969′ N, 76° 32.196′ W. Marker is in Newport News, Virginia. Marker is on Constitution Way, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in Newport News Park, near the Discovery Center. Marker is in this post office area: Newport News VA 23603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Dam No. 1 (here, next to this marker); Third Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Peninsula Campaign Warwick River (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ten Pound Parrott Rifle and Limber (about 400 feet away); Mott’s Battery (about 400 feet away); Custer’s Covered Way (approx. 0.2 miles away); One-Gun Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Berdan’s Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport News.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers on the Two Forts Walking Trail in Newport News Park.
Also see . . . Battle of Yorktown (1862). Entry on Wikipedia describing the Battle of Dam Number One. (Submitted on August 16, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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