Near Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 8, 1862.
Location. 38° 13.083′ N, 77° 36.861′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Grant Drive and Brock Road (County Route 613), on the right when traveling north on Grant Drive. Located at the west entrance to Spotsylvania Battlefield unit of the Fredericksburg Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Spotsylvania Campaign (here, next to this marker); Laurel Hill Trail (a few steps from this marker); The Death of Sedgwick (a few steps from this marker); Sedgwick (a few steps from this marker); The Race for Spotsylvania Court House (a few steps from this marker); Laurel Hill (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Death of Sedgwick (a few steps from this marker); A Different Kind of War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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. Happel Markers for the Spotsylvania Battlefield.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,051 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 13, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.