Spotsylvania Courthouse in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
May 10, 11, 12, 1864
1903 Replaced 1964
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1814.
Location. 38° 12.07′ N, 77° 35.367′ W. Marker is in Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Memorial is at the intersection of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 208) and Brock Road, on the left when traveling south on Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9064 Courthouse Rd, 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 Final Journey (a few steps from this marker); An Ordinary on the Road to Snell (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Alsop Jr. (a few steps from this marker); Legend, Lore and Fact (a few steps from this marker); A Tavern at the New Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Sanford's Inn & Tavern (a few steps from this marker); An Old Jail...A New Home A Tavern in the Midst of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
More about this marker. The current marker that stands today was erected in 1964 to replace an original marker was that was one in a series of ten that were placed on Spotsylvania area battlefields on August 6 & 7, 1903. Originally funded by the New York philanthropist Thomas Fortune Ryan and their locations selected and placement supervised by Capt. James Power Smith (The last surviving member of Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's staff.).
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