Richmond Defences

Richmond Defences (HM98S)

Location: Richmond, VA 23226
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 34.148', W 77° 31.383'

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The Dahlgren Raid

Here March 1, 1864, two regiments of Confederate local defence troops under Col. John McAnerney defeated Federal cavalry under Col. Ulric Dahlgren, who sought to destroy Richmond and to release Federal prisoners there. On the same day Kilpatrick was repulsed on Brook Road.
HM NumberHM98S
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
Marker Number36
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 277174 N 4161003
Decimal Degrees37.56913333, -77.52305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.148', W 77° 31.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 8.88" N, 77° 31' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5700-5798 River Rd, Richmond VA 23226, US
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