Battle of Cold Harbor

Battle of Cold Harbor (HM98M)

Location: Mechanicsville, VA 23111 Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 37.046', W 77° 19.096'

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Position of the Confederate Left Wing

On the main Confederate line, eight miles long, which here crossed the Old Church Road, the Federal Army, June 3, 1864, made numerous futile and costly charges. The heaviest of these were three miles southeastward and were accounted "the worst slaughter of the war".
HM NumberHM98M
Series This marker is part of the D.S. Freeman (Richmond Battlefields) series
Marker Number29
Placed ByBattlefield Markers Association
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 4:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 295395 N 4165897
Decimal Degrees37.61743333, -77.31826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 37.046', W 77° 19.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 37' 2.76" N, 77° 19' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6301-6309 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US
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