— The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House —The rubble of two chimneys is all that remains of Willis Landram's modest farmhouse, a building destroyed in the 1864 battle. The 65-year-old Landram, his wife Lucy, and five other family members chiseled a life of bare essentials from 170 acres. They raised wheat, corn, and potatoes. Five cows produced milk and 200 pounds of butter a year; two oxen plowed the fields; seven sheep gave the Landrams 20 pounds of wool each season; four pigs provided bacon and pork.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:32am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 272832 N 4234249|
|Decimal Degrees||38.22756667, -77.59523333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 13.654', W 77° 35.714'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 13' 39.24" N, 77° 35' 42.84" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7530 Scotts Farm Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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