Maryland Monument

Maryland Monument (HM6LU)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22551 Spotsylvania County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.709', W 77° 36.927'

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Judge Charles E. Phelps of the Maryland Court of Appeals erected this granite monument shortly after the turn of the century. On May 8, 1864, Phelps, then colonel of the 7th Maryland, helped lead the headlong charge of the Maryland Brigade across these open fields west of the Brock Road. Confederate infantry and artillery concealed parallel to the existing road on your left, shattered the Federal attack. Phelps fell wounded near this spot, which marks the Union highwater point during the opening battle at Spotsylvania.
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HM NumberHM6LU
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271013 N 4232551
Decimal Degrees38.21181667, -77.61545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.709', W 77° 36.927'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 42.54" N, 77° 36' 55.62" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9150-9154 Pritchett Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US
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