Battle of the WildernessHere on the morning of May 6, 1864, Confederate General Robert E. Lee and his army faced perhaps their greatest crisis. Soon after dawn, hundreds of disorganized Confederates tumbled from the woods to your left, driven by a powerful Union assault. As the Confederates swept past, only General Lee, his staff, and some 12 cannon stood between the Union army and Confederate disaster.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Historical Park, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:22am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 261712 N 4241996|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29443333, -77.72475000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.666', W 77° 43.485'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 39.96" N, 77° 43' 29.10" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-123 Hill Ewell Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US|
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