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

15th Regít. N. J. Volís

 
 
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
1. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
Inscription.
1861 - 1865
(South face): To commemorate the services of the 15th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Colonel William H. Penrose, U.S.A., engaged two hours on this line of battle on the Federal side.
May 3rd, 1863.
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Loss:
41 killed, 109 wounded, 4 missing.

(East face): The survivors of the 15th New Jersey Regiment honor the memory of their comrades. Who bore themselves bravely in this contest, and bear witness to the valor of the men who opposed them on this field.

(North face): Dedicated to national unity and perpetual peace.

(West face): Erected by the State of New Jersey, under authority of an act of the legislature of 1908, introduced by Senator Joseph S. Frelinghuyser.
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Commissioners appointed by Governeor John Franklin Fort. Honorable John F.Dryder, Chairman; Sergeant William H. Cawley; General Joseph W. Plume; Private Albert W. Whitehead; John S. Gibson. Private Henry H. Hoffman.
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Sergeant William N. H. Wyckoff, Treas.
Private Stephen W. Gordon, Sec,y.
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Thomas Manson and Son, Red Bank, N. J., Builders
 
Erected
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - East Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
2. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - East Face
1908 by the State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 38° 17.465′ N, 77° 31.667′ W. Marker is near Waverly Village, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Plank Road (Virginia Route 3) and Heatherstone Drive, on the right when traveling west on Plank Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22407, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 23rd Regt., N. J. Vols. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Battle of Salem Church (approx. ľ mile away); From Church to Hospital (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Church (approx. ľ mile away); Old Salem Church (approx. ľ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Church (approx. ľ mile away); Refuge from Horror (approx. ľ mile away); Salem Church (approx. ľ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Waverly Village.
 
Regarding 15th Regít. N. J. Volís. 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
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - North Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
3. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - North Face
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.) 

3. The 15th New Jersey Monument. Calling it the "smothered monument," author and historian Michael Aubrecht explores the area around the monument and discusses the action around Salem Church during the battle. (Submitted on April 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - West Face image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
4. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker - West Face
15th Reg't, N. J. Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
5. 15th Reg't, N. J. Vol's Marker
This photograph is taken from the left turn lane from Plank Road (Va. Route 3) onto Heatherstone Drive, showing how much modern business and transportation has encroached upon this monument.
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
6. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
7. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
8. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
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15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
10. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
11. 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
25th Regt. N.J. Volunteer Veteran Association image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
12. 25th Regt. N.J. Volunteer Veteran Association
Rededication of 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 10, 2007
13. Rededication of 15th Reg't, New Jersey Vol's Marker
This site rededicated
May 16, 1964
Civil War Centennial Commission
State of New Jersey
Richard J. Hughes
Governor
 
 
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 1,253 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on November 12, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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