Second Battle of Deep Bottom

Second Battle of Deep Bottom (HMAJV)

Location: Henrico, VA 23231 Henrico County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 27.017', W 77° 16.954'

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About noon on 16 Aug. 1864, Union Brig. Gen. Alfred H. Terry, with almost 5,000 men in four brigades, attacked the Confederate line over this ground. In a brief yet vicious struggle, Terry's men broke through 400 yards west of here. During the melee, Brig. Gen. Victor J. B. Girardey, leading a Georgia brigade, was shot down; Brig. Gen. John R. Chambliss, a Virginian, was also killed that day. Later in the afternoon, the tide turned when Maj. Gen. Charles W. Field orchestrated a bloody counterattack that forced the Federals to retreat and entrench north of Fussell's Mill Pond on this ridge.
Series This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series
Marker NumberPA 153
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 11:21am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 298096 N 4147271
Decimal Degrees37.45028333, -77.28256667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 27.017', W 77° 16.954'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 27' 1.02" N, 77° 16' 57.24" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4619-4653 Darbytown Rd, Henrico VA 23231, US
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Corner of Darbytown Rd and Fussell's

Jun 2, 2015 at 2:22pm PDT by smbarrett

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