Opening of the Wilderness Campaign

Opening of the Wilderness Campaign (HM2H9)

Location: Stevensburg, VA 22741 Culpeper County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 26.473', W 77° 53.769'

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Near here the Second Corps of Grant's Army camped in the winter of 1863-64. To this point came Sheridan's cavalry, the Sixth Corps from Brandy Station, and the Fifth Corps from Culpeper. The Union Army moved hence to Germanna and Ely's Fords on the Rapidan River, May 4, 1864, to open the Wilderness Campaign.
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HM NumberHM2H9
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Marker NumberJ 33
Year Placed1930
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 11:33pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 247232 N 4258744
Decimal Degrees38.44121667, -77.89615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 26.473', W 77° 53.769'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 26' 28.38" N, 77° 53' 46.14" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19337 VA-3, Stevensburg VA 22741, US
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