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Near Quinton in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

McClellan's Crossing

 
 
McClellan's Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
1. McClellan's Crossing Marker
Inscription. Here a part of McClellan's army crossed the Chickahominy on May 23, 1862, advancing on Richmond. It was attacked by the Confederates at Seven Pines.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W-14.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 37° 30.865′ N, 77° 12.409′ W. Marker was near Quinton, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker was on East Williamsburg Road (U.S. 60) 0.1 miles from White Oak Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Quinton VA 23141, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Capt. John Smith Captured (here, next to this marker); Henrico County/New Kent County (a few steps from this marker); New Kent Road (a few steps from this marker); New Kent County (a few steps from this marker); Bottom's Bridge (a few steps from this marker); Orapax (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elko Community Center (approx. 1.5 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quinton.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour by Markers of the Battle of Seven Pines.
McClellan's Crossing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 28, 2009
2. McClellan's Crossing Marker
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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Chickahominy River at Bottom's Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2009
3. Chickahominy River at Bottom's Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,055 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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