Chester in Chesterfield County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Richmond National Battleﬁeld Park
Right: William M. Evans outlived all the other members of the battery, dying in 1939 at age 92. Here he stands at the monument in 1937 with the battlefield parkís first historian, Floyd Taylor.
Left: The survivors of Parkerís “Boy Company” became very active in veteranís affairs after the war. At the unveiling of the Robert E. Lee Monument in Richmond, Parkerís men crowded around the base of the statue.
Erected by Richmond National Battlefield Park.
Location. 37° 20.904′ N, 77° 23.682′ W. Marker is in Chester, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from Ware Bottom Spring Road 0.1 miles east of Old Stage Road, on the right when traveling Touch for map. Located within the Parkerís Battery Unit of the Richmond National Battlefield Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1801 Ware Bottom Spring Road, Chester VA 23836, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parker's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Howlett Line (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boy Company (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Parkerís Battery (about 500 feet away); Howlett Line Gun Position (approx. 0.3 miles away); Construction of the Howlett Line (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery Dantzler (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Howlett Line (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chester.
Also see . . .
1. Richmond National Battlefield Park. (Submitted on June 27, 2013.)
2. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location also titled “Remembrance” (Submitted on June 27, 2013.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 521 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.