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

Battle of Salem Church

 
 
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By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
1. Battle of Salem Church Marker
Inscription.
May 3, 1863
Brooks – Newton
vs
Wilcox – Semmes
Mahone

 
Location. 38° 17.352′ N, 77° 31.882′ W. Marker is near Waverly Village, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Salem Church Road and Plank Road (Virginia Route 3) on Salem Church Road. 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 Battle of Salem Church (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Salem Church (a few steps from this marker); From Church to Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Refuge from Horror (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 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sanctuaries in Spotsylvania (about 400 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
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By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
2. Battle of Salem Church Marker
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 Parks Service guide. (Submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
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By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
3. Old Salem Church
Marker is part of the Old Salem Church Civil War Battlefield site, at the intersection of Plank Road (VA Route 3) and Salem Church Road.
 
 
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 1,085 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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