Norfolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Half a mile west is site of Confederate camp. Georgia and Virginia troops defending Norfolk were encamped there from April 1, 1861 until the evacuation of the city May 10, 1862
Erected by City of Norfolk.
Location. 36° 54.194′ N, 76° 16.657′ W. Marker is in Norfolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Granby Street (U.S. 460) and Blake Road, in the median on Granby Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Norfolk VA 23505, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Academic Building Site (approx. 1.7 miles away); Norfolk Light Artillery Blues (approx. 1.8 miles away); Father Ryan's Home (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Norfolk 17 (approx. 2.8 miles away); West Point Monument at Elmwood Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); West Point Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); West Point Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named West Point Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norfolk.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.