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Darbytown Road W-1 | Marker History

Darbytown Road Marker, W-1

During the Seven Days' Campaign, Maj. Gen. James Longstreet's and Maj. Gen. A. P. Hill's Confederate divisions moved east along Darbytown Road toward its junction with the Long Bridge Road. This junction is about three miles southwest of Riddell's Shop. Late on the afternoon of 30 June 1862, Longstreet's and Hill's divisions moved up the Long Bridge Road and attacked Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan's retreating Union army at Riddell's Shop (Glendale or Frayser's Farm) on Darbytown Road.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1994
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Henrico County
Physical Description of Location: Richmond, VA 23231. Located on Darbytown Road, less than 1/5 of a mile southeast of the junction of Darbytown Road and Parker Street. Marker is on the right when traveling southeast on Darbytown Road.
GPS Location: 37.5117968610,-77.3925962140
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