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Into the Bottle S-12 | Marker History

Into the Bottle Marker, S-12

The Union Army of the James, retiring across Proctor's Creek in this vicinity after the battle of Drewry's Bluff, May 16, 1864, turned east into the Peninsula between the James and Appomattox Rivers, where it was "Bottled" by Confederate forces.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1965
Region: Richmond Region
Geographic Location: Chesterfield County
Physical Description of Location: Richmond, VA 23237. Located on Jefferson Davis Hwy (Hwy 1), 0.25 miles north of the intersection of Jefferson Davis Hwy (Hwy 1) and Route 288. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Hwy (Hwy 1).
GPS Location: 37.38031570,-77.4219439030
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