Hancock the Superb
— 1862 Peninsula Campaign —You are near the northern end of the Confederate defensive line built in 1861 to protect the eastern approach to Richmond. The "Williamsburg Line" stretched between the James and York rivers and consisted of fourteen forts, commonly called redoubts. This was the third Confederate line encountered by Federal troops under Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan during the Peninsula Campaign.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 7:04pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 353670 N 4127540|
|Decimal Degrees||37.28296667, -76.65066667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 16.978', W 76° 39.04'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 16' 58.68" N, 76° 39' 2.40" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||757, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 535-583 Lakeshead Dr, Williamsburg VA 23185, US|
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