Near Mechanicsville in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Wilcox’s Brigade, CSA
Gen. Cadmus Wilcox
describing color bearer of 11th Alabama Infantry
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 37° 34.386′ N, 77° 17.76′ W. Marker is near Mechanicsville, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker can be reached from Watt House Road 0.7 miles south of Cold Harbor Road (Virginia Route 156), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located on the walking trail along Boatswain Creek in the Gaines' Mill Battlefield unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mechanicsville VA 23111, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Intensity of Battle (a few steps from this marker); Wilcox’s Alabama Brigade, Union Rifle Pits (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morell’s Division, USA (about 300 feet away); Watt Farm Road (about 500 feet away); Pickett’s Brigade, CSA (about 600 feet away); Mistaken Identity (about 600 feet away); Balloons Over the Battlefield (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mechanicsville.
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Gaines’ Mill. (Submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Gaines' Mill Battlefield Loop Trail. This marker is one along the loop trail in the Gaines' Mill Battlefield unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on February 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 23, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.