Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Heth's Salient Battle Site
Erected 2004 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E 127.)
Location. 38° 12.506′ N, 77° 34.864′ W. Marker is in Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Road (Bypass State Road 208) and Old Courthouse Road (Business State Road 208) on Courthouse Road. Touch for map. Located at a pull off just to the right of the stoplights. The bypass was recently added and may not appear on all maps.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Spotsylvania Court House (here, next to this marker); The Fredericksburg Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); "If It Takes All Summer" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); 17th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment (approx. half a mile away); Heth’s Salient (approx. half a mile away); Spotsylvania Court House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
Regarding Heth's Salient Battle Site. The National Park Service tour provides one stop labeled "Heth's Salient." The tour stop is largely interpretive, and is some 300 to 500 yards from the site of the actual fighting referenced.
Also see . . . Wilderness and Spotsylvania Campaigns. National Park Service summary. (Submitted on July 6, 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 July 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,309 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.