Defences of Drewry's BluffEastward 150 yards was the Confederate Fort Darling which constituted, with the works at Chaffin's Bluff across the James, the main defence of the approaches to Richmond by water. Often the target of Federal fire, Fort Darling held out till Richmond fell.
|Series||This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series|
|Placed By||Battlefield Markers Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:59am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 285551 N 4144511|
|Decimal Degrees||37.42260000, -77.42346667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 25.356', W 77° 25.408'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 25' 21.36" N, 77° 25' 24.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7710 Fort Darling Rd, Richmond VA 23237, US|
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