The Battle of the WildernessAt the battles of the Wilderness and Spotsylvania Court House, Grant would not only struggle against Lee's army, but also against the conservative, sometimes timid, methods of the Union Army of the Potomac. George G. Meade, commander of that army, was a cautious leader - much like the commanders who preceded him. Lee made a career of using Union caution to his advantage.
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|Placed By||Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park, National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 260991 N 4245144|
|Decimal Degrees||38.32258333, -77.73405000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 19.355', W 77° 44.043'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 19' 21.30" N, 77° 44' 2.58" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 36437-36545 VA-20, Locust Grove VA 22508, US|
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