Richmond National Battlefield ParkParker's men improved this earthen redoubt, referred to as a battery, so as to better protect their guns stationed behind its walls. Supporting infantry, from the 15th and 17th Virginia regiments, filled the adjacent trenches and manned the forward picket line. While their comrades engaged Grant's legions around Petersburg, the men of Parker's Battery spent the last months of the war in the relative calm that prevailed along this area of the Confederate defenses.
|Placed By||Richmond National Battlefield Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:56pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 287915 N 4136211|
|Decimal Degrees||37.34840000, -77.39440000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 20.904', W 77° 23.664'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 20' 54.24" N, 77° 23' 39.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 13131 Parkers Battery Rd, Chester VA 23836, US|
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