— The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House —Like most Spotsylvania County residents, Edgar W. Harrison little imagined the impact the Civil War would have on his community and his life. Harrison, his wife Ann, and their three young children lived in a story-and-a-half farmhouse set on the knoll across the road, where they made a living churning butter, slaughtering hogs, and harvesting corn, oats, and tobacco. Although he tiled less than half of his 190-acre farm, Harrison owned 11 slaves.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:47pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 272102 N 4233146|
|Decimal Degrees||38.21745000, -77.60321667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 13.047', W 77° 36.193'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 13' 2.82" N, 77° 36' 11.58" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 16800 Gordon Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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