Spotsylvania Exhibit Shelter
— West Wall —"Nothing in history equals this contest. Desperate, long and deadly, it still goes on. From morn till night, nor ends the carnage there — all night it goes on too. I cannot tell you any of the particulars. You could not understand it. I do not understand it myself. I doubt if any one does... Who's able to describe these terrific cannonades, tearing men, animals, and the earth and the woods, the fierce charge and shout, the panic and stampede. The crush of horses, vehicles, and men [in] confused masses. The acres of dead and mutilated men? The usual course of feeling seems turned back or suspended..."
|Series||This marker is part of the Battlefield Trails - Civil War series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 271130 N 4233362|
|Decimal Degrees||38.21915000, -77.61438333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 13.149', W 77° 36.863'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 13' 8.94" N, 77° 36' 51.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2601 Grant Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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