Cold Harbor Battlefield Park Walking TrailThe 8th New York Heavy Artillery joined the Army of the Potomac midway through the Overland Campaign in an effort to offset the Federal casualties suffered at the battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania. The regiment of 1,600 men, still fresh from serving in the defenses of Baltimore and now fighting as infantry, had seen only limited action before Cold Harbor.
|Placed By||Hanover County Parks and Recreation, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 10:47am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 298927 N 4162216|
|Decimal Degrees||37.58506667, -77.27726667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 35.104', W 77° 16.636'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 35' 6.24" N, 77° 16' 38.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6432 Boatswain Ln, Mechanicsville VA 23111, US|
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