Federal WorksCrossing the road at this point were Federal entrenchments heavily shelled by the Confederates in the operation of May 29-30, 1864, immediately preceding the Second Battle of Cold Harbor. The nearby Shelton House was mentioned frequently in dispatches.
|Series||This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series|
|Placed By||Battlefield Markers Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 292824 N 4170822|
|Decimal Degrees||37.66121667, -77.34876667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 39.673', W 77° 20.926'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 39' 40.38" N, 77° 20' 55.56" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7297-7393 VA-606, Mechanicsville VA 23116, US|
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