Hanovertown

Hanovertown (HM99A)

Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23116 Hanover County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 41.84', W 77° 14.751'

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Grant's Crossing

A once thriving village which in 1761 by a small vote missed being capital of Virginia. Here on May 27, 1864 the Federal army under Lt. General Grant crossed the Pamunkey in its movement from the Wilderness to the James. Here also crossed Sheridan and Dahlgren in their raids.
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HM NumberHM99A
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
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Marker Number53
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 3:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 301999 N 4174608
Decimal Degrees37.69733333, -77.24585000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.84', W 77° 14.751'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 50.40" N, 77° 14' 45.06" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4420-4424 State Rte 605, Mechanicsville VA 23116, US
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