The Battle of Spotsylvania Court HouseFollowing its failure to take Laurel Hill on May 8, 1864, General Gouverneur K. Warren's Fifth Corps entrenched here. This crescent-shape work protected two Union cannons. Warren's line extended from the Po River, one mile to your right, to the Brock Road, a short distance to your left. The Confederates held a strong position on the opposite edge of the field, one-quarter mile ahead of you.
|Placed By||Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:28am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 270735 N 4232986|
|Decimal Degrees||38.21566667, -77.61876667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 12.94', W 77° 37.126'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 12' 56.40" N, 77° 37' 7.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8301-8303 Hancock Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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