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Carmel Church in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grant’s Operations

 
 
Grant's Operations marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
1. Grant's Operations marker
Inscription. Here, at Mount Carmel Church, on May 23, 1864, Hancock’s (Second) Corps turned south to the North Anna River; Warren’s (Fifth) Corps and Wright’s (Sixth) Corps here turned west to Jericho Mills on the River. Grant had his headquarters in the church on May 24. On May 27, 1864, the four corps of Grant’s army, returning from the North Anna, here turned east to Cold Harbor.
 
Erected 1927 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number E-25.)
 
Location. 37° 55.751′ N, 77° 28.777′ W. Marker is in Carmel Church, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1) and Jericho Road (U.S. 207), on the right when traveling south on Jefferson Davis Highway. Click for map. Marker is just south of Rt 207, near Carmel Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24320 Jefferson Davis Highway, Ruther Glen VA 22546, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carmel Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Long Creek Action (approx. 2.6 miles away); A Night of Agony (approx. 2.7 miles away); Lee and Grant (approx.
Grant's Operations marker at Carmel Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 21, 2007
2. Grant's Operations marker at Carmel Church
Marker is in the distance to the left of the church, on the west side of Route 1.
2.7 miles away); Caroline County / Hanover County (approx. 2.7 miles away); Ledlie's Legacy (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dig and Dig Some More (approx. 2.8 miles away); North Anna River (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carmel Church.
 
More about this marker. Marker is labeled “NO-25” but is listed in marker guidebooks from the 1930s to the present at “E-25”.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,022 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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