The Vermont Brigade

The Vermont Brigade (HM4NA)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22551 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.997', W 77° 42.568'

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In these woods, during the Battle of the Wilderness on May 5 and 6, 1864, Vermont's "Old Brigade" suffered 1,234 casualties while defending the Brock Road and Orange Plank Road intersection.

"The flag of each regiment, though pierced and tattered, still flaunts in the face of the foe, and noble bands of veterans with thinned ranks, and but a few officers to command, still stand by them, and they seem determined to stand so long as there is a man to bear their flag aloft or an enemy in the field."
Brigadier General Lewis A. Grant
brigade commander
HM NumberHM4NA
Year Placed2006
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263067 N 4242569
Decimal Degrees38.29995000, -77.70946667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.997', W 77° 42.568'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 59.82" N, 77° 42' 34.08" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6505 State Rte 621, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US
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