The Battle of the WildernessIt was the most successful day of James Longstreet's career. He had arrived on the Wilderness battlefield early in the day to find the Confederate army in full retreat and in danger of being destroyed. His troops had prevented disaster. Now, at midday, he had just launched a flank attack that knocked the Union army back in confusion.
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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||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 262610 N 4242360|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29795000, -77.71461667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.877', W 77° 42.877'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 52.62" N, 77° 42' 52.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 438-454 State Rte 621, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US|
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