Gathering for North Anna
— Lee vs. Grant - The 1864 Campaign —The scattered corps of the Union army reunited here at Carmel Church (known during the war as Mount Carmel Church) on May 23 before attacking Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee across the North Anna River, approximately three miles ahead. Gen. Winfield Hancock's Second Corps advanced down the Telegraph Road (modern Route 1) and seized the Chesterfield Bridge. The Fifth, Sixth and Ninth Corps swung west and headed towards Jericho Mills and Ox Ford.
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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||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282021 N 4200960|
|Decimal Degrees||37.93010000, -77.48020000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 55.806', W 77° 28.812'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 55' 48.36" N, 77° 28' 48.72" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24301-24333 Roundabout Rd, Ruther Glen VA 22546, US|
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