Butler's Campaign Begins
— Bermuda Hundred Campaign —Union Gen. Benjamin Butler's 30,000-man Army of the James landed here without opposition on May 5, 1864. Despite his surprise arrival, Butler proved unable to take advantage of the unprepared Confederate defenders below Richmond.
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 298828 N 4135174|
|Decimal Degrees||37.34148333, -77.27100000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 20.489', W 77° 16.26'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 20' 29.34" N, 77° 16' 15.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4719 Bermuda Hundred Rd, Chester VA 23836, US|
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