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

Landram Farm

MOLLUS Monument

 
 
Landram Farm or MOLLUS Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
1. Landram Farm or MOLLUS Monument
Inscription. These one hundred and sixty-two acres known as the Landram Farm, were presented to the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park by the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States commandery of the State of Pennsylvania and dedicated on May 11th, 1940 to the memory of the valiant men who fought here.
 
Erected 1940 by Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.
 
Location. 38° 13.685′ N, 77° 35.609′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker can be reached from Grant Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the Bloody Angle trail at tour stop three (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. Landram House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Landram House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Farm to Killing Field (about 600 feet away); Vista Clearing at Spotsylvania (approx. 0.3
The MOLLUS Monument stands next to a Landarm House marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
2. The MOLLUS Monument stands next to a Landarm House marker
miles away); Spotsylvania Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Spotsylvania Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dawn Assault (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fatal Mistake at the East Angle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
 
Also see . . .  Bloody Angle. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on August 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Landram Farm image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
3. Landram Farm
In 1940, MOLLUS purchased and turned over a 162-acre tract of land to the National Park Service in order to extend the park and preserve the ground fought over during the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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