Spotsylvania Campaign

Spotsylvania Campaign (HM6P8)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 13.414', W 77° 35.78'

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May 12, 1864. In the large scale attack of this day, Warren's V Corps on the Federal right and Burnside's IX on the left engaged the Confederate forces facing them while Wright's VI moved to help Hancock. The seriousness of Lee's counterattack forced Grant and Meade to weaken Warren's front and throw most of his men into the Salient fight. After Lee fell back to a new line across the base of the "Mule Shoe," the Federals refaced and occupied these Confederate works. Toward the end of the operations this area was abandoned.
HM NumberHM6P8
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior - National Park Service
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:24am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272724 N 4233808
Decimal Degrees38.22356667, -77.59633333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.414', W 77° 35.78'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 24.84" N, 77° 35' 46.80" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Bloody Angle Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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