containertop

Where Dahlgren Died Marker, OB-6

Colonel Ulric Dahlgren, Federal officer, met death in the early morning, March 2, 1864, three hundred yards to the north. After the raid on Richmond, his force bivouaced here and, in breaking camp he fell to the fire of Confederate detachments and Home Defense forces who had gathered during the night. Error: Note that the second sentence of the marker is incorrect, and should read: After the raid on Richmond, his force bivouacked here and, in breaking camp he fell to the fire of Confederate detachments and Home Defense forces who had gathered during the night.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1967
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: King and Queen County
Physical Description of Location: Stevensville, VA 23181. Located on State Route 631, 1.6 miles east of the junction of State Route 631 and State Route 633. Marker is on the left when traveling east on State Route 631.
GPS Location: 37.709244,-76.924042
Display on Google Maps
Display on Google Earth
containerbottom