— Preservation Message —The gentle mounds that meander through Spotsylvania Court House battlefield once looked like the reconstructed earthwork in front of you. The armies built more than 12 miles of trenches here, using whatever tools they could find. Lee's last line, extending off to your right and left, was completed May 12, while fighting ranged at the Bloody Angle, a mile ahead of you. You can see original works on either side of the reconstruction.
|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 1:10pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 271698 N 4232792|
|Decimal Degrees||38.21416667, -77.60771667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 12.85', W 77° 36.463'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 12' 51.00" N, 77° 36' 27.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1062-1100 Anderson Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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