The Battle of Spotsylvania CourthouseIn the dank, pre-dawn light of May 12, 1864, Confederates huddled along these muddy works could hear the rumble of Union troops coming toward them. Moments later the first of 20,000 Union soldiers poured over the works like a wave, engaging Confederate defenders here in furious hand-to-hand combat.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:00am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 272592 N 4233867|
|Decimal Degrees||38.22406667, -77.59785000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 13.444', W 77° 35.871'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 13' 26.64" N, 77° 35' 52.26" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-204 Bloody Angle Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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