Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Cold Harbor
Position of the Confederate Left Wing
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 29.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
Location. 37° 37.046′ N, 77° 19.096′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Mechanicsville Turnpike (U.S. 360) 0.1 miles east of Creighton Parkway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Liberty Hall" (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor (approx. half a mile away); Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Cold Harbor Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Cold Harbor Seven Days' Battles (approx. 1.2 miles away); Walnut Grove Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. Cold Harbor Battlefield. Civil War Preservation Trust listed the battlefield as on of the most endangered sites in 2008. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battle of Cold Harbor. (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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.