Glendale (Frayser's Farm)

Glendale (Frayser's Farm) (HM9RX)

Location: Henrico, VA 23231 Henrico County
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N 37° 26.757', W 77° 13.999'

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In this vicinity, the Union Army of the Potomac made a stand on 30 June 1862, during its retreat from the Chickahominy River toward the James River. Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan posted several Union divisions facing east and north to protect this intersection, known locally as Riddell's Shop. In the ensuing battle, Confederate divisions commanded by Major Generals James Longstreet and A. P. Hill attacked the Union divisions of Brig. Gen. George A. McCall and Maj. Gen. Philip Kearney. The action became hand-to-hand, the two sides fighting with bayonets while they struggled for possession of the Union artillery stationed nearby. Late in the battle, McCall was captured near here by soldiers of the 47th Virginia Infantry. The Union line held, enabling McClellan to continue his retreat.
HM NumberHM9RX
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series
Marker NumberPA 159
Year Placed1994
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 302441 N 4146686
Decimal Degrees37.44595000, -77.23331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.757', W 77° 13.999'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 45.42" N, 77° 13' 59.94" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6080-6098 Charles City Rd, Henrico VA 23231, US
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