Battery Dantzler Civil War Site

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1820 Battery Dantzler Road
Chester, VA 23831
Region Central Virginia
Locality Chesterfield
Phone: (804) 796-7121
George Fickett: (804) 751-4664
Fax: (804) 777-9643

Battery Dantzler was contructed at the northern end of the Howlett Line in May 1864 to stop Union naval forces from advancing up the James River. Union forces tried to evade the battery by digging Dutch Gap Canal.

Open sunrise to sunset.

Last Updated: 7/21/2011 9:19 AM
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