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

Battle of Spotsylvania

 
 
Battle of Spotsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
1. Battle of Spotsylvania Marker
Inscription.  
May 12 - 18, 1864, between the armies of Lee and Grant is unmatched for its display of unyielding heroism and devotion to duty and principle. Here thousands of valorous men, fighting with bayonets and clubbed muskets, wrote their imperishable epitaph.
 
Erected 1927 by Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Chapters, U.D.C.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 38° 12.088′ N, 77° 35.331′ W. Marker is in Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 208), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9111 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. Spotsylvania County Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Across the Years & $6,700 (a few steps from this marker); The House To Be Of Brick
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Spotsylvania Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Spotsylvania Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Fisticuffs on the Courthouse Lawn and other Political Drama (within shouting distance of this marker); The Corner Store (within shouting distance of this marker); A Place Called "Courtland" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Spotsylvania - Stops Outside the Park
 
Also see . . .  Spotsylvania Court House. American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on December 6, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Battle of Spotsylvania Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
2. Battle of Spotsylvania Marker
Spotsylvania Courthouse is in the background.
"Battle of Spotsylvania" and "Spotsylvania County Honor Roll" Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 18, 2007
3. "Battle of Spotsylvania" and "Spotsylvania County Honor Roll" Markers
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,826 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 19, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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