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

Battlefield of Seven Pines

 
 
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
1. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
Inscription. On May 31, 1862, the Right Wing of the Confederate Forces under Joseph E. Johnston advanced Eastward from this point on both sides the Williamsburg Road to attack the left of McClellan's Army which held Seven Pines and was preparing to besiege Richmond.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 37.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 31.396′ N, 77° 19.151′ W. Marker is in Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on West Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located between Jackson Avenue and Carter Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. McClellan’s Picket Line (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sandston (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.2 miles away); McClellan’s First Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines
Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 5, 2003
2. Battlefield of Seven Pines Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battlefield of Seven Pines (approx. 0.4 miles away); Second Day at Seven Pines (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Seven Pines. (Submitted on December 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines. This is one of several markers describing the actions of May 31 - June 1, 1862. (Submitted on May 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, 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 1,830 times since then and 94 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.
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