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Enon in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Appomattox River Overlook

The Bermuda Hundred Campaign

 
 
Appomattox River Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2017
1. Appomattox River Overlook Marker
Inscription. This is a composite of two photographs taken of the Appomattox River from this location. The signal tower in the background was near present day R. Garland Dodd Park at Point of Rocks.

This sign was sponsored by Stewart O'Bannon III Esq., Florence AL
 
Erected 2016 by Chesterfield County and the Blue & Gray Education Society.
 
Location. 37° 19.027′ N, 77° 20.282′ W. Marker is in Enon, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Enon Church Road (Virginia Route 746) and Point of Rocks Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located in Historic Point of Rocks Park (under development). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1005 Enon Church Rd, Chester VA 23836, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abraham Lincoln at Point of Rocks (within shouting distance of this marker); Broadway Landing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); United States Colored Troops in the Army of the James (about 400 feet away); African-Americans in the Confederate War Effort (about 400 feet away); Point of Rocks Hospital Ward
Appomattox River Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 28, 2017
2. Appomattox River Overlook Marker
(about 400 feet away); The Siege of Petersburg Begins (about 500 feet away); The First Attacks on Petersburg (about 700 feet away); The Appomattox River Raid, June 26-28, 1862 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Enon.
 
Also see . . .  Bermuda Hundred Sign Campaign. Blue & Gray Education Society (Submitted on October 30, 2017.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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