Second Day at Seven Pines

Second Day at Seven Pines (HM6TD)

Location: Highland Springs, VA 23075 Henrico County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 31.836', W 77° 18.797'

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Most of the fighting on the second day of the Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks), occurred near here on 1 June 1862. Confederate Maj. Gen. Gustavus W. Smith, who had assumed command following the wounding of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston the evening before, resumed the attack in the morning. When the Union defenses proved too strong, the Confederates disengaged and retired to their original lines. Gen. Robert E. Lee, who already had been assigned to command the Confederate troops in front of Richmond early in the day, assumed that command when Smith collapsed from exhaustion during the afternoon.
HM NumberHM6TD
Marker NumberW 10
Year Placed1994
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:57am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 295597 N 4156250
Decimal Degrees37.53060000, -77.31328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.836', W 77° 18.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 50.16" N, 77° 18' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1833-1899 E Nine Mile Rd, Highland Springs VA 23075, US
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