The Battle of Chancellorsville"You can go forward then." With those words "Stonewall" Jackson unleashed one of the most famous and successful attacks of the Civil War. On the afternoon of May 2, 1862, Jackson led 30,000 men of his Second Corps to a point just beyond the Union army's right flank, located in this vicinity. He deployed his men astride the Orange Turnpike (modern Route 3) in three lines of battle, each one-half mile or more in length.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, National Park Service, US Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:20am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 265212 N 4244398|
|Decimal Degrees||38.31698333, -77.68556667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 19.019', W 77° 41.134'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 19' 1.14" N, 77° 41' 8.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 8301-8307 Winfield Oaks Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US|
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