Landing of Wool and Surrender of Norfolk

Landing of Wool and Surrender of Norfolk (HM134)

Location: Norfolk, VA 23503
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 57.486', W 76° 15.385'

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Near here Major-General John E. Wool, on May 10, 1862, Landed with 6000 Union troops. President Lincoln, Salmon P. Chase, Secretary of the Treasury, and Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War, watched the movement from a ship in Hampton Roads. As the Confederate troops had withdrawn, Wool marched to Norfolk, which was surrendered to him by Mayor W.W. Lamb that afternoon.
HM NumberHM134
Marker NumberKV5
Year Placed1932
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 388145 N 4090961
Decimal Degrees36.95810000, -76.25641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 57.486', W 76° 15.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 57' 29.16" N, 76° 15' 23.10" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 276 W Ocean View Ave, Norfolk VA 23503, US
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