Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Big Bethel Union Monument
Battle of Big Bethel
Union regiments engaged:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th (Duryee Zouaves)
& 7th New York
4th Mass. & 1st Vermont
2nd U.S. Artillery
18 killed, 53 wounded, 5 MIA
To their everlasting memory
June 10, 2011
Erected 2012 by Vermont Civil War Hemlocks.
Location. 37° 5.493′ N, 76° 25.573′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Big Bethel Road 0.1 miles north of Semple Farm Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in Bethel Park. Marker is in this post office area: Hampton VA 23666, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Big Bethel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Big Bethel (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Lawson Wyatt (within shouting distance of this marker); Big Bethel UDC Monument (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Big Bethel Church and Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); York County / Warwick County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chesterville Plantation (approx. 2.5 miles away); National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.