Grapevine Bridge - Highland Springs VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 37° 33.054 W 077° 16.389
18S E 299198 N 4158416
Here stood Grapevine Bridge across which, on the night of June 27, 1862, part of McClellan's Army moved in changing base.
Waymark Code: WM18GYD
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 08/02/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
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Grapevine Bridge-Richmond National Battlefield-Here Sumner crossed the river to reinforce the part of McClellan's army fighting at Fair Oaks, May 31, 1862. Here a part of Porter's force crossed in the night of June 27, 1862 after the battle of Gaines's Mill. Here Stonewall Jackson, rebuilding the bridges destroyed by the retreating Unionists, crossed in pursuit, June 29.

LOCATION: Marker is near Highland Springs, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is on North Airport Drive (Virginia Route 156) 0.7 miles east of Interstate 295, on the left when traveling east. Post office area: Henrico VA 23075
Name of Battle:
Battle of Grapevine Bridge

Name of War: U.S. Civil War

Date(s) of Battle (Beginning): 06/27/1862

Entrance Fee: Not Listed

Parking: Not Listed

Date of Battle (End): Not listed

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In addition it is encouraged to take a few photos of the surrounding area and interesting features at the site.
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