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

23rd Regt., N. J. Vols.

 
 
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - North Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
1. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - North Face
Inscription.
1861 - 1865

(North face): Monument to commemorate the services of the Twenty-Third Regiment New Jersey Volunteers Infantry, in the battle of Salem Church, Virginia, May 3rd, 1863.

Erected by the State of New Jersey, under the authority of an act passed at the session of 1906. Introduced in the House of Assembly by Samuel K. Robbins, Speaker. Approved by Edward, C Stokes, Governor.

Commissioners: Genl. E. Burd Grubb; Capt. E. H. Kirkbride; O. M. S. Thomas J. Alcott.

Thomas Manson & Son, Builders, Red Bank, N.J.

(West face): To the memory of our heroic comrades, who gave their lives for their Country's unity, on this battlefield, this tablet is dedicated.

(South face): Our Colonel, E. Burd Grubb.

(East face): To the brave Alabama boys, our opponents on this field of battle, whose memory we honor, this tablet is dedicated.
 
Erected 1906 by the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 38° 17.375′ N, 77° 31.805′ W. Marker is near Waverly Village, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Plank Road (Virginia Route 3), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - West Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
2. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - West Face
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. The Battle of Salem Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); From Church to Hospital (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Church (about 400 feet away); Old Salem Church (about 400 feet away); Refuge from Horror (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Church (about 400 feet away); Salem Church (about 400 feet away); Churchyard to Battleground (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly Village.
 
Regarding 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols.. 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
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - South Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
3. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - South Face
guide. (Submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - East Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
4. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker - East Face
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
5. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
6. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker
Rededication of 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
7. Rededication of 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker
This site rededicated
May 16, 1964
Civil War Centennial Commission
State of New Jersey
Richard J. Hughes
Governor
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Monument Corner Stones image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
8. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Monument Corner Stones
Four near-identical stones mark the corners of the 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker area.
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
9. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. Marker
 
 
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 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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