The Battle of the WildernessAt battles end, more than 2,000 Union dead lay scattered through the Wilderness. The first major effort to bury the dead came more than a year later, when a Union regiment received orders to proceed to the Wilderness and inter those Union soldiers whose remains still littered the landscape.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, National Park Service, Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 4:23pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 262610 N 4242358|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29793333, -77.71461667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.876', W 77° 42.877'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 52.56" N, 77° 42' 52.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7 State Rte 621, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US|
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