From the Richmond Daily Dispatch, 5/15/1861

Howard’s Grove. - The Howitzer battalion, with the exception of a detachment of forty-five men, down the river on duty, are now encamped at Howard’s Grove, on the Mechanicsville Turnpike road. The place was used as a camp-ground during the last war, and has, for the last half century, been known by that name.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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