Drewry’s Bluff Pictures


The purpose of the fortifications at Drewry’s Bluff was to prevent Union ships on the James River from approaching Richmond, nine miles to the north.


Library of Virginia

Map of the region. Drewry is spelled Drury on the map.


11th Virginia Infantry by Robert T Bell

Disposition of the CSA forces for the Battle of Drewry’s Bluff, May 16 1864


Library of Virginia

Confederate vessels at Drewry’s Bluff.