Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Eleventh Corps Artillery
11th Corps Artillery Brigade Units
1st New York Artillery, Battery I
2nd New York Battery
13th New York Battery
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery I
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery K
Source: Organization of the Army of the Potomac, May 31, 1863. OR Series 1, Part II, Vol 25, #40.
11th Corps Ordnance
(1) 3-inch Hotchkiss shell (explosive)
(2) 12lb cannonball (case Shot)
(3) 12lb cannonball (solid shot)
(4) 10lb Parrot (explosive)
(5) 3-inch Schenkl (shell)
(6) Canister shot – 12lb Napoleon
Civil War photo taken near Atlanta GA of battery constructed with parapet and gun shelves similar to those found in battery #1, Stafford Civil War Park — National Archives photo
3-inch ordnance rifle – Library of Congress
Erected 2013 by Stafford County.
Location. 38° 23.689′ N, 77° 24.203′ W. Marker is in Stafford Click for map. Located in Stafford Civil War Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Mount Hope Church Rd, Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Batteries at Accokeek Creek (a few steps from this marker); Potomac Church Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daniel Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarrying the Stone (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleventh Corps Encampment Area (about 400 feet away); Union Infantry Winter Camp (about 500 feet away); Sandstone Quarry (about 500 feet away); Union Army Winter Camp Remains (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Stafford.
Also see . . . Stafford Civil War Park. (Submitted on November 25, 2013.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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