In The Nick of Time

In The Nick of Time (HM3KC)

Location: Locust Grove, VA 22508 Spotsylvania County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 17.41', W 77° 43.576'

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As Union battle lines surged into the forest across the Orange Plank Road on your right, and poised in the trees at the far end of the Tapp Field, grayclad figures loped into view from behind you. The leading Confederate units peeled right into the scrubby woods while others entered this clearing. General Robert E. Lee, mounted near here and in an unusual state of nervous agitation, anxiously inquired as to the identity of the newcomers. "The Texas Brigade," came the proud reply. The only Texas troops in the army belonged to the First Corps. Longstreet had arrived! "Hurrah for Texas," shouted Lee. The brave veterans, including one regiment from Arkansas, responded with a cheer and dressed ranks for a desperate assault.
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HM NumberHM3KC
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 8:56am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 261566 N 4241526
Decimal Degrees38.29016667, -77.72626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.41', W 77° 43.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 24.60" N, 77° 43' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11301 State Rte 621, Locust Grove VA 22508, US
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