Cold Harbor Battlefield Park Walking TrailAdding to the misery of the Union and Confederate soldiers at Cold Harbor was the fear of enemy sharpshooters. Quite often armed with special rifles these marksmen would prey on any unfortunate soldier who appeared in their sights. A Confederate officer described their tactics at Cold Harbor: "If one caught a glimpse of an enemy anywhere, he would sight carefully at that spot?if someone appeared, he had only to press his trigger."
|Placed By||Hanover County Parks and Recreation, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:34am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 298793 N 4162233|
|Decimal Degrees||37.58518333, -77.27878333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 35.111', W 77° 16.727'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 35' 6.66" N, 77° 16' 43.62" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6440 Boatswain Ln, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US|
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