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

Seven Days Battles

White Oak Swamp

 
 
Seven Days Battles  White Oak Swamp marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
1. Seven Days Battles White Oak Swamp marker
Inscription. Here Franklin, aided by Richardson, held the passage of White Oak Swamp against Jackson while the Battle of Glendale raged near by, June 30, 1862. A fierce duel went on all afternoon between the Union batteries here and Jacksonís guns on the north side of the swamp.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number PA-155.)
 
Location. 37° 27.762′ N, 77° 12.637′ W. Marker is near Sandston, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Elko Road (County Route 156) and Hines Road, on the right when traveling south on Elko Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandston VA 23150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. White Oak Swamp (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named White Oak Swamp (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Seven Days Battles (approx. 0.8 miles away); Decoy Airfield (approx. 1.5 miles away); Riddell's Shop
White Oak Swamp Marker on Elko Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, November 25, 2009
2. White Oak Swamp Marker on Elko Rd (facing north)
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Glendale (Frayserís Farm) (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Seven Daysí Battles (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandston.
 
More about this marker. Location is estimate.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of White Oak Swamp. (Submitted on November 28, 2007, 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 November 20, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,228 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 20, 2007, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2. submitted on November 25, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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