Stafford in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Eleventh Corps Artillery
11th Corps Artillery Brigade Units
1st New York Artillery, Battery I
2nd New York Battery
13th New York Battery
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery I
1st Ohio Artillery, Battery K
Source: Organization of the Army of the Potomac, May 31, 1863. OR Series 1, Part II, Vol 25, #40.
11th Corps Ordnance
(1) 3-inch Hotchkiss shell (explosive)
(2) 12lb cannonball (case Shot)
(3) 12lb cannonball (solid shot)
(4) 10lb Parrot (explosive)
(5) 3-inch Schenkl (shell)
(6) Canister shot – 12lb Napoleon
Civil War photo taken near Atlanta GA of battery constructed with parapet and gun shelves similar to those found in battery #1, Stafford Civil War Park — National Archives photo
3-inch ordnance rifle – Library of Congress
Erected 2013 by Stafford County.
Location. 38° 23.689′ N, 77° 24.203′ W. Marker is in Stafford Touch for map. Located in Stafford Civil War Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Mount Hope Church Rd, Stafford VA 22554, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Batteries at Accokeek Creek (a few steps from this marker); Potomac Church Road (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daniel Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarrying the Stone (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eleventh Corps Encampment Area (about 400 feet away); Union Infantry Winter Camp (about 500 feet away); Sandstone Quarry (about 500 feet away); Union Army Winter Camp Remains (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stafford.
Also see . . . Stafford Civil War Park. (Submitted on November 25, 2013.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 25, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.