Malvern Hill

Malvern Hill (HM9V7)

Location: Henrico, VA 23231 Henrico County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.774', W 77° 14.991'

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Malvern Hill is the story of Confederate infantry against massed Federal artillery - Southern valor against Union firepower. Late in the afternoon of July 1, 1862, blasts from Union cannon blanketed this field with smoke. Residents of Staunton, Virginia, more than 100 miles distant, heard the roar of those guns.

Confederate infantry swarmed in front, desperate to gain a foothold near the Union guns. Their goal: drive the Federals from Malvern Hill and give Robert E. Lee the total victory he so craved.

From here a one and a half mile battlefield loop trail begins to your right. A shorter one-quarter mile spur trail leading to an important battlefield overlook beyond the Crew House starts to your left.
HM NumberHM9V7
Placed ByRichmond National Battlefield Park – National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:35am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 300891 N 4143054
Decimal Degrees37.41290000, -77.24985000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.774', W 77° 14.991'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 46.44" N, 77° 14' 59.46" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 366-382 Malvern Hill Battlefield Trail, Henrico VA 23231, US
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