Confederate March From the North Anna River

Confederate March From the North Anna River (HMBN5)

Location: Ashland, VA 23005 Hanover County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.182', W 77° 28.352'

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Following the Union army's departure from the North Anna River on 26 May 1864, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee cautiously moved his army south toward Richmond to stay between the Federals and the capital. Lee's wagon trains, using nearby Ellett's Bridge, crossed the South Anna River on 27 May. The Confederate First Corps, led by Lt. Gen. Richard H. Anderson, marched down the tracks of the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad and crossed the river on the railroad bridge just north of here. Other Confederate columns pushed south on separate routes, making for Atlee's Station and Totopotomoy Creek.
HM NumberHMBN5
Marker NumberE 17
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 282321 N 4186841
Decimal Degrees37.80303333, -77.47253333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.182', W 77° 28.352'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 10.92" N, 77° 28' 21.12" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14350-14424 Washington Hwy, Ashland VA 23005, US
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