Richmond Defences

Richmond Defences (HM985)

Location: Richmond, VA 23222
Country: United States of America

N 37° 34.777', W 77° 23.678'

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Intermediate Line

Here ran the intermediate line of Richmond defences. Built in 1862-64, these defences included 25 inner forts and batteries, beyond which this continuous earthwork encircled the city. The third or outer line was distant from the capitol 4 to 7 miles.

Out this road the two divisions of D.H. Hill and of James Longstreet followed Gen. R.E. Lee on June 26, 1862, for the opening battle of the Seven Days' Campaign.
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HM NumberHM985
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
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Marker Number1
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 8:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288547 N 4161870
Decimal Degrees37.57961667, -77.39463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.777', W 77° 23.678'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 46.62" N, 77° 23' 40.68" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3912-3948 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Richmond VA 23222, US
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