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

Col. James D. Nance

 
 
Col. James D. Nance Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
1. Col. James D. Nance Monument
Inscription.

3rd Reg. S.C.V
Kershaw's Brigade
Killed on this spot
May 6, 1864.

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 38° 17.541′ N, 77° 43.272′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Orange Plank Road (County Route 621), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located east of the Widow Tapp Farm area. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Texans Attack (about 700 feet away); Lee to the rear! (about 800 feet away); Wilderness Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Earthworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Widow Tapp’s Field (approx. ¼ mile away); Crisis in Tapp Field (approx. ¼ mile away); James S. Wadsworth (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
 
More about this marker. There is no safe pull-off for vehicles near this monument. The section of road is often heavy with traffic, so caution is urged when visiting. Visitors are urged to walk to the
Nance Monument beside the Plank Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
2. Nance Monument beside the Plank Road
site after parking at either stop six (Widow Tapp Farm) or seven (Longstreet's Wounding).
 
Also see . . .  3rd South Carolina Infantry. Outline of the service of the regiment. (Submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 953 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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