Lee's Last Line

Lee's Last Line (HM6MJ)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 12.897', W 77° 36.296'

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These well-preserved earthworks which run east and west through the woods are the remains of the defensive position constructed during the fighting at the Bloody Angle. Major General Martin Luther Smith, Lee's chief engineer and designer of the Confederate defenses at New Orleans and Vicksburg, made this line virtually impregnable. The apex of the original Mule Shoe salient is approximately 1,250 yards north of this point. Please help protect these features by walking on the trail and not on the earthworks.
HM NumberHM6MJ
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 10:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271944 N 4232872
Decimal Degrees38.21495000, -77.60493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 12.897', W 77° 36.296'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 12' 53.82" N, 77° 36' 17.76" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1062-1100 Anderson Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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