Southern Valor vs. Union Firepower

Southern Valor vs. Union Firepower (HMVL9)

Location: Henrico, VA 23231 Henrico County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 24.774', W 77° 14.99'

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"The battle, with all its melancholy results, proved, however, that the Confederate infantry and Federal artillery, side by side on the same field need fear no foe on earth." Confederate General D. H. Hill

As dusk approached on July 1, massed Confederate infantry made one last grand advance. Victory or defeat in the last battle of the Seven Days awaited its outcome. Dozens of Federal cannon opened fire, blasting huge gaps in the Southern ranks. Thousands fought and fell within yards of one another. But for Lee's troops, courage alone was not enough. The Federal gunners, supported by advancing infantry, held firm. McClellan's army had survived.
HM NumberHMVL9
Year Placed2011
Placed ByRichmond National Battlefield Park
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 300892 N 4143054
Decimal Degrees37.41290000, -77.24983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 24.774', W 77° 14.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 24' 46.44" N, 77° 14' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1298 Malvern Hill Battlefield Trail, Henrico VA 23231, US
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