Near Waverly Village in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
23rd Regt., N. J. Vols.
(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
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 (Submitted on November 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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