Near Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by United States Department of the Interior - National Park Service.
Location. 38° 13.334′ N, 77° 36.119′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Anderson Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located south of tour stop three (The Bloody Angle) on the driving tour of Spotsylvania Battlefield unit of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Spotsylvania Campaign The Muleshoe Salient (about 500 feet away); Aftermath (about 500 feet away); Doles Salient (about 600 feet away); Confederate Counterattack (about 600 feet away); Uptonís Assault (about 600 feet away); Ramseur's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Attack on the Muleshoe (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
Also see . . . The Union's Bloody Miscue at Spotsylvania's Muleshoe. Upton's attack used some new tactics in order to deal with the heavily fortified position. Unfortunately he was not supported as planned. (Submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 752 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.