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Near Glendale in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Methodist Parsonage

 
 
Methodist Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Methodist Parsonage Marker
Inscription. The residence of the Methodist minister, situated near this spot, was a landmark of the Battle of Malvern Hill and was directly in the line of advance of D.H. Hill's division southward against the Federal positions around the Crew house. July 1, 1862.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 20.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 25.101′ N, 77° 14.826′ W. Marker is near Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Willis Church Road (State Road 156) 0.2 miles north of Carter Mills Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located within the Malvern Hill unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle Commences (a few steps from this marker); Willis Church Parsonage (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gathering Storm (within shouting distance of this marker); Malvern Hill Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Twilight Action
Malvern Hill - CWPT image. Click for more information.
2. Malvern Hill - CWPT
Civil War Preservation Trust's efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Infantry Against Infantry (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Glendale. The Civil War Preservation Trust site discussing recent efforts to preserve portions of the battlefield. Site offers maps and other information about the battle. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Methodist Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
3. Methodist Parsonage Marker
Methodist Parsonage Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 21, 2010
4. Methodist Parsonage Ruins
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   2. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 7, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on April 1, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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