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

Richmond Defences

Kilpatrick’s Raid

 
 
Richmond Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
1. Richmond Defences Marker
Inscription. At this point, where the intermediate line of the Richmond defences crossed Brook Road, Confederate forces on March 1, 1864, repulsed Kilpatrick’s Raid, undertaken to release Federal prisoners in Richmond. On the same day, another column, under Col. Ulric Dahlgren was driven back on the Cary Street Road.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 34.908′ N, 77° 27.047′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Brook Road and Walton Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Brook Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23230, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Appointed to Serve (approx. 0.2 miles away); A. P. Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Emek Sholom Holocaust Memorial (approx. one mile away); First Lieutenant Jimmie W. Monteith, Jr. (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Defences
Brook Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
2. Brook Rd (facing north)
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Virginia Union University (approx. 1.3 miles away); Richmond Locomotive Works (approx. 1.4 miles away); Virginia Union University 150th Anniversary Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
 
Additional keywords. Freeman Markers, Richmond Battlefield Parks Corporation, Douglas Southall Freeman
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Kilpatrick's raid to Richmond image. Click for full size.
By Edwin Forbes, 1864
3. Kilpatrick's raid to Richmond
Library of Congress [LC-DIG-ppmsca-22557]
 
 
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 809 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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