Whiting's Advance

Whiting's Advance (HM97V)

Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Hanover County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 34.441', W 77° 17.597'

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Near this point, between the brigades of Martindale and Butterfield, Confederate forces first penetrated the main Federal position in the Battle of Gaines' Mill, June 27, 1862. The Fourth Texas Regiment led the charge.
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HM NumberHM97V
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
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Marker Number8
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 6:54pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297482 N 4161025
Decimal Degrees37.57401667, -77.29328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.441', W 77° 17.597'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 26.46" N, 77° 17' 35.82" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6283 Watt House Rd, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US
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