Doswell in Hanover County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
North Anna River
the Army of Northern Virginia
crossed here 22d May 1864
the Army of the Potomac
commanded by General U.S. Grant
"A crisis in the War Between the States"
Location. 37° 53.341′ N, 77° 27.969′ W. Marker is in Doswell, Virginia, in Hanover County. Marker is on Washington Highway (U.S. 1) south of Oxford Road (Virginia Route 689) when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in the southbound lane at either end of the Fox Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Doswell VA 23047, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lafayette and Cornwallis (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Caroline County / Hanover County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee and Grant (approx. 0.2 miles away); Long Creek Action (approx. 0.3 miles away); North Anna River Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); One More River to Cross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Artillery Duel (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Inverted V (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Doswell.
More about this marker. There are two identical plaques on the bridge; on the north bank a Federal shield;
Categories. • Bridges & Viaducts • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 31, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.