Glendale in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Confederate Attacks Stall
In this vicinity, and to your right, Couch's men repelled charges of D.H. Hill's Confederate division during the heat of the battle. As the advanced Union brigades became fought out, reinforcements marched past the West House and arrived here to assist Couch's regiments.
Location. 37° 24.956′ N, 77° 14.772′ W. Marker is in Glendale, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker can be reached from Willis Church Road (State Highway 153), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in the Malvern Hill Battlefield Unit of Richmond National Battlefield Park, near the West House. Marker is in this post office area: Henrico VA 23231, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Malvern Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Infantry Against Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The Battle of Malvern Hill Twilight Action (about 800 feet away); Malvern Hill Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Reserves (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Methodist Parsonage (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
Also see . . .
1. Touring Richmond’s Battlefields. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Malvern Hill Battlefield Podcast. National Park Service website. (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.