Harris Farm

Harris Farm (HM1EF9)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.026', W 77° 34.12'

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Central Virginia Battlefield Trust

The Civil War devastated Central Virginia. Four major battles were fought within a fifteen-mile radius of where you now stand and resulted in more than 100,000 casualties. The National Park Service protects portions of these battlefields, but development threatens significant areas. For example, less than ten percent of the Spotsylvania Court House Battlefield has been preserved.

The Central Virginia Battlefields Trust (CVBT) is the steward of ground before you. The CVBT is a non-profit lands conservation organization dedicated to preserving Civil War battlefields and landmarks. Since its organization in 1996, the CVBT has been instrumental in saving more than 900 acres of battlefield land. Most of this land is associated with the Battles of Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, the Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House.

The CVBT has not only saved hundreds of historic battlefield acreage, but also preserved the memories and meanings of what unfolded on these crucial grounds. Please help us to protect these battlefields. To learn more about the CVBT and what you can do, visit our website at www.cvbt.org.

(lower left) Wilderness Crossroads, Germann Plank Road trace Courtesy Tom A. Van Winkie
Thousands of soldiers marched down this road. The CVBT saved this crucial piece of ground on the Wilderness Battlefield.
HM NumberHM1EF9
Series This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series
Placed ByVirginia Civil War Trails
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 6:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 275177 N 4234872
Decimal Degrees38.23376667, -77.56866667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.026', W 77° 34.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 1.56" N, 77° 34' 7.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9906 South Harris Farm Road, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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