Fort Darling

Fort Darling (HM99M)

Location: Richmond, VA 23237
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.356', W 77° 25.408'

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Defences of Drewry's Bluff

Eastward 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.
HM NumberHM99M
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
Marker Number59
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285551 N 4144511
Decimal Degrees37.42260000, -77.42346667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.356', W 77° 25.408'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 21.36" N, 77° 25' 24.48" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7710 Fort Darling Rd, Richmond VA 23237, US
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