Near Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
to the brave and
daring men who
5 Me - 96 Pa. - 121 N.Y.
5 Wis - 6 Me - 49 Pa.
119 Pa. - 77 N.Y. - 43 N.Y.
6 Vt. - 5 Vt. - 2 Vt.
Mule Shoe Defenders
Paul J. Helmarch
Location. 38° 13.31′ N, 77° 36.266′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker can be reached from Anderson Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located south of tour stop three (The Bloody Angle) on the driving tour of Spotsylvania Battlefield unit of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Doles Salient (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Counterattack (about 300 feet away); Uptonís Assault (about 400 feet away); Spotsylvania Campaign (about 700 feet away); Ramseur's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Uptonís Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Spotsylvania Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Muleshoe Salient (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Spotsylvania - Tour Stop Two Trails
Also see . . .
1. Upton's Road. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. The Union's Bloody Miscue at Spotsylvania's Muleshoe. An article detailing the attack and consequences. (Submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.