Diascund Bridge

Diascund Bridge (HMAZR)

Location: Lanexa, VA 23089 James City County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.436', W 76° 53.629'

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As part of British Maj. Gen. William Phillips Apr. 1781 campaign in Virginia by the 21st he sent Lt. Col. Robert Abercrombie's Light Infantry from Barrett's Ferry, where it enters the James River, to destroy the state's naval docks, ships, warehouses, and numerous military stores along the Chickahominy River. Luckily for the Americans, most of Virginia's ships had been anchored in temporary safety up the James River at Osborne's in Chesterfield County. Abercrombie's troops accomplished the remainder of their mission including destroying naval stores held at Diascund Bridge during the night of 22 Apr., before meeting up with Phillips.
Marker NumberW 24
Year Placed2005
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 332427 N 4143585
Decimal Degrees37.42393333, -76.89381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.436', W 76° 53.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 26.16" N, 76° 53' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9614 Richmond Rd, Lanexa VA 23089, US
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