Near Louisa in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number W 208.)
Location. 38° 5.136′ N, 78° 6.686′ W. Marker is near Louisa, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is at the intersection of Spotswood Trail (U.S. 33) and Dunkum Store Road (County Route 636), on the right when traveling west on Spotswood Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Louisa VA 23093, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ogg Farm ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Trevillians ( approx. 3 miles away); Battle of Trevilians ( approx. 3 miles away); Trevilian Station Battle ( approx. 3.1 miles away); Custer Rescued ( approx. 3.2 miles away); Custer's First Last Stand ( approx. 3.2 miles away); Bibb's Crossroads ( approx. 3.4 miles away); Netherland Tavern ( approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisa.
Regarding Green Springs. This is one of several markers interpreting the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 11-12, 1864. See the Battle of Trevilian
Also see . . .
1. Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation. This site is associated with the Battle of Trevilian Station. The Trevilian Station Battlefield Foundation offers a self-guided driving tour of the area. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Green Springs Rural Historic District. (PDF) In addition to the Civil War history, Green Springs is noted on the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Green Springs Historic District. National Park Service site for the Historic District. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
4. Battle of Trevilian Station Virtual Tour by Markers. A set markers that document the Battle of Trevilian Station, June 11-12, 1864. The order of appearance is generally aligned to the National Parks Service and Trevilian Station Foundation driving tours. (Submitted on January 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
5. Trevilian Station Preservation Efforts. Civil War Preservation Trust continues efforts to set aside portions of the battlefield. Their site discussing the effort offers a wealth of background information about the battle, an article by noted historian Eric Wittenberg, and excellent maps of the battle. (Submitted on November 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,447 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.