Salem Church Marker, V-13

This church, four miles north, was used as a field hospital, June, 1864, following the action at Nance's Shop, where the Union cavalryman Gregg, guarding a wagon train, was attacked by Wade Hampton. Gregg was driven from the field but saved the wagons. Wounded soldiers were brought to the church and some of the dead were buried there.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1934
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Charles City County
Physical Description of Location: Charles City, VA 23030. Located on John Tyler Memorial Hwy, less than 1/5 of a mile west of the intersection of John Tyler Memorial Hwy and Bameffs Road. Marker is on the right when traveling west on John Tyler Memorial Hwy.
GPS Location: 37.337189,-77.166582
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