Changing LandscapeIn the spring of 1862, Union Gen. George B. McClellan led his 100,000-man Army of the Potomac west from Hampton past Big Bethel in a campaign to capture Richmond. The battlefield of June 9, 1861, soon faded into obscurity.
|Series||This marker is part of the Virginia Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 9:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 373258 N 4106005|
|Decimal Degrees||37.09178333, -76.42611667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 5.507', W 76° 25.567'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 5' 30.42" N, 76° 25' 34.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1645 Big Bethel Rd, Hampton VA 23666, US|
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