The results obtained by each are told in the story of the battle of Spotsylvania.
"Thus the intention of the government to make Spotsylvania a well inhabited frontier is frustrated," he said.
The losses to the Union army in this engagement at Spotsylvania were over four thousand.
Also in 1721, a third new county was formed and called Spotsylvania for the energetic and capable Governor.
These charges saved the battle of Spotsylvania for the Confederates.
Then he skillfully removed the army and marched by his left to Spotsylvania Court House.
None of the fighting near Spotsylvania Court House was inglorious.
For many years he was clerk of the county court of Spotsylvania.
They were skilled workers in iron and steel from the Msen mines and built the old furnace in Spotsylvania county.
Their commander, now Gen. Stevenson, was killed in battle at Spotsylvania.