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Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield

Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield

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The Edwin Shelton family home "Rural Plains" was the scene of a Union attack against Confederates defending Richmond in May, 1864.  The home and property, preserved and interpreted by the Richmond National Battlefield Park, consists of parking, several interpretive waysides, a family cemetery and a walking trail down to Totopotomoy Creek.  The home, built around 1723, was donated to the National Park Service by the Totopotomoy Foundation and heirs of the Shelton family.

Hanover County