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

Col. James D. Nance

 
 
Col. James D. Nance Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
1. Col. James D. Nance Monument
Inscription.  
3rd Reg. S.C.V
Kershaw's Brigade
Killed on this spot
May 6, 1864.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1856.
 
Location. 38° 17.541′ N, 77° 43.272′ W. Marker is near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Orange Plank Road (County Route 621), on the right when traveling east. Located east of the Widow Tapp Farm area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12201 Orange Plank Rd, Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee to the Rear! (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas (about 700 feet away); Lee to the rear! (about 800 feet away); Wilderness Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brink of Victory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Widow Tapp’s Field (approx. ¼ mile away); Crisis in Tapp Field (approx. ¼ mile away); James S. Wadsworth (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Locust Grove.
 
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There is no safe pull-off for vehicles near this monument. The section of road is often heavy with traffic, so caution is urged when visiting. Visitors are urged to walk to the site after parking at either stop six (Widow Tapp Farm) or seven (Longstreet's Wounding).
 
Also see . . .  3rd South Carolina Infantry. Outline of the service of the regiment. (Submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Nance Monument beside the Plank Road image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
2. Nance Monument beside the Plank Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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