Council of War
— Lee vs. Grant — The 1864 Campaign —Two weeks of fighting at Spotsylvania had resulted in a bloody draw. On May 21, 1864, the Army of the Potomac left its trenches outside the village and began moving east and south, hoping to lure the Confederated into the open where it could attack them to greater advantage.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:45am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 280194 N 4230231|
|Decimal Degrees||38.19321667, -77.50996667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 11.593', W 77° 30.598'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 11' 35.58" N, 77° 30' 35.88" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5017-5035 Co Rd 608, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US|
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