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Near Woodford in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mud Tavern

 
 
Mud Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 15, 2007
1. Mud Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Mud Tavern was the old name of this place. Six miles east, at Guinea Station, Stonewall Jackson died, May 10, 1863. In the campaign of 1864, Ewell’s and Longstreet’s corps of Lee’s army, coming from Spotsylvania Courthouse, here turned south, May 21, 1864. Lee fell back to the North Anna River as Grant swung around to the east.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number E-32.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
 
Location. 38° 7.894′ N, 77° 31.303′ W. Marker is near Woodford, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on U.S. 1, 0.1 miles south of Morris Road (County Route 606). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6317 US-1, Thornburg VA 22565, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jerrell’s Mill (approx. one mile away); Stanard’s Mill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Turn in Sheridan’s Raid
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(approx. 1.7 miles away); Spotsylvania County / Caroline County (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nancy Wright’s (approx. 2.9 miles away); Plantations on Guinea Station Road (approx. 3½ miles away); James Farmer, Civil Rights Leader (approx. 3.7 miles away); Road to Guinea Station (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodford.
 
Marker along US 1 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, July 15, 2007
2. Marker along US 1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,372 times since then and 426 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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