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

Battle of Salem Church

 
 
Battle of Salem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
1. Battle of Salem Church Marker
Inscription.
of May 3, 4, 1863 fought by Lee and Hooker concluded the Chancellorsville Campaign here. The followers of Lee, in imperishable bronze respond to the noble sentiment of the followers of Grant and pay highest tribute to the patriotism of both.
Erected by the
Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Chapters, U.D.C.
1927

 
Erected by Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania Chapters, U.D.C.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Markers Association, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.346′ N, 77° 31.873′ W. Marker is near Waverly Village, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker can be reached from Old Salem Church Road near Plank Road (Virginia Route 3). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4044 Plank Road, Fredericksburg VA 22407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named The Battle of Salem Church (here, next to this marker); From Church to Hospital (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Church (a few steps from this marker); Refuge from Horror
Battle of Salem Church and two related markers image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
2. Battle of Salem Church and two related markers
(within shouting distance of this marker); Old Salem Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Salem Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Churchyard to Battleground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sanctuaries in Spotsylvania (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly Village.
 
Regarding Battle of Salem Church. This is one of five stops at Salem Church related to the Battle of Chancellorsville. See the Salem Church Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
 
Also see . . .
1. Salem Church Virtual Tour by Markers. The Salem Church site, surrounded by modern development, was an important site in the later stages of the Battle and Campaign of Chancellorsville. (Submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Salem Church Walking Trail. National Park Service guide. (Submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Portions of the Old Salem Church Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
3. Portions of the Old Salem Church Road
The Confederate battle line was oriented on this road, running generally north-south here.
Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2006
4. Battlefield Markers Association, Western Division (1929)
Old Salem Church image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 18, 2008
5. Old Salem Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,339 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on December 9, 2008, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   5. submitted on July 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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