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Midlothian in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bellona Foundry

 
 
Bellona Foundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2011
1. Bellona Foundry Marker
Inscription. Gun and gun mold recovered by C. Merle Luck from the James River on August 18, 1962 having been put there during Col. Dahlgren's Raid during the Civil War.
 
Location. 37° 33.269′ N, 77° 36.808′ W. Marker is in Midlothian, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is on Old Gun Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midlothian VA 23113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Heath Gravity Railroad (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dahlgren's Cavalry Raid (approx. 2.5 miles away); Salisbury (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tuckahoe (approx. 2.9 miles away); Trabue's Tavern (approx. 3 miles away); Black Heath (approx. 3.4 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 3.5 miles away); First Railroad in Virginia (approx. 3.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midlothian.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bellona Foundry Marker, Gun and Gun Mold image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2011
2. Bellona Foundry Marker, Gun and Gun Mold
Gun Mold or "Casket" image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2011
3. Gun Mold or "Casket"
Unfinished Gun image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 27, 2011
4. Unfinished Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 28, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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