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Battle of Spotsylvania - Stops Outside the Park
 
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By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
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Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Confederate Soldiers1861 - 1865
(Front): Erected and dedicated May 12, 1918, by the Spotsylvania Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy, Confederated Southern Memorial Association and citizens of Spotsylvania County, to commemorate and perpetuate the valor and . . . — Map (db m10436) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Spotsylvania Court HouseIn the Path of War — Lee vs. Grant – The 1864 Campaign —
At the time of the Civil War, Spotsylvania Court House was a small community of about one dozen buildings surrounded by woods and rolling fields. “It was not a town,” a chaplain in the 126th Pennsylvania noted. “It was composed of . . . — Map (db m3712) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Spotsylvania Court HouseHistoric District — Lee vs. Grant – The 1864 Campaign —
Many of the buildings that comprised the 1864 village of Spotsylvania Court House still stand today. Pamphlets located in the box below will lead you on a 30-minute waling tour of the historic town. — Map (db m3714) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Battle of Spotsylvania
May 12 - 18, 1864, between the armies of Lee and Grant is unmatched for its display of unyielding heroism and devotion to duty and principle. Here thousands of valorous men, fighting with bayonets and clubbed muskets, wrote their imperishable . . . — Map (db m3665) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Zion Methodist ChurchThe Edge of the Storm — Lee vs. Grant – The 1864 Campaign —
Virginia churches suffered heavily in the Civil War, being used by contending armies as headquarters, hospitals and barracks. Zion Church was no exception. In August 1862, Union soldiers stopped briefly at the church during an expedition to southern . . . — Map (db m3709) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Spotsylvania — Lee’s Headquarters
Battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse May 10, 11, 12, 1864 1903      Replaced      1964Map (db m3664) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Massaponax — Massaponax ChurchCouncil of War — Lee vs. Grant — The 1864 Campaign —
Two weeks of fighting at Spotsylvania had resulted in a bloody draw. On May 21, 1864, the Army of the Potomac left its trenches outside the village and began moving east and south, hoping to lure the Confederated into the open where it could attack . . . — Map (db m1726) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Massaponax — E-78 — Massaponax Baptist Church
Massaponax Baptist Church, built in 1859, served a congregation founded in 1788. On 21 May 1864 Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his commanders conferred on pews in the churchyard as the Union army marched from the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield . . . — Map (db m1719) HM

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