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

Richmond Defences

Intermediate Line

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
1. Richmond Defences Marker
Inscription. At this point the Intermediate Line of the Confederate defences of Richmond crossed this, the Darbytown Road. This line was continuous around Richmond and lay between the outer defensive system and the inner forts.
 
Erected by Battlefield Markers Association. (Marker Number 48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) marker series.
 
Location. 37° 30.569′ N, 77° 23.337′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on Darbytown Road 0.1 miles east of Shirleydale Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located 0.5 miles south of the Richmond National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darbytown Road (approx. mile away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.4 miles away); Richmond National Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond Defences (approx. 0.7 miles away); Charles City Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Williamsburg Road
Richmond Defences Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 11, 2003
2. Richmond Defences Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Powhatan (approx. 1.2 miles away); Evergreen Cemetery (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
 
 
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 749 times since then and 45 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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