Sedgwick

Sedgwick (HM1VB)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 13.081', W 77° 36.872'

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(North face):
Erected to commemorate this spot where Maj Genl John Sedgwick, U.S. Vols. Commanding Sixth Army Corps was killed in action on the morning of the 9th of May 1864.

(East face): A tribute to a beloved Commander by the survivors of his Corps and their friends.

(South face): Dedicated May 12th, 1887, the 23rd Anniversary of the heaviest days of fighting at Spotsylvania.

(West face):
Genl. John Sedgwick
Born Cornwall, Litchfield Co., Conn.
September 18th, 1813.
Cadet U. S. Mil. Acmy. July 1st, 1833.
2nd. Lieut. 2nd Arty. July 1st, 1837.
1st. Lieut. " " April 19th, 1839.
Captain " " Jany. 26th, 1849.
Major, 1st. Cavly, March 8th, 1855.
Lieut. Col. 2nd Cavly, March 18th, 1861.
Colonel, 1st. Cavly. April 25th, 1861.
Brig. Genl. U.S. Vols. August 31st, 1861
Maj. Genl. U.S. Vols. July 4, 1862.
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HM NumberHM1VB
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Year Placed1887
Placed By6th Army Corps survivors and their friends
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 10:04pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271113 N 4233236
Decimal Degrees38.21801667, -77.61453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.081', W 77° 36.872'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 4.86" N, 77° 36' 52.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24301-24333 Grant Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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