The Battle of Haw's Shop
— Lee vs. Grant - The 1864 Campaign —Confederate cavalry under Gen. Wade Hampton arrived here May 28, 1864, hoping to locate the whereabouts of the Federal army. Hampton's leading column collided with Gen. David Gregg's Union cavalry division near the Haw's Shop crossroads, one mile in front of you. After a brief fight on horseback, Confederate cavalry fell back, dismounted, and hastily built a line of protective works on both sides of the road behind the church.
|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, September 9th, 2014 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 296166 N 4172418|
|Decimal Degrees||37.67633333, -77.31135000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 40.58', W 77° 18.681'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 40' 34.80" N, 77° 18' 40.86" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6156 Studley Rd, Mechanicsville VA 23116, US|
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