Battle of the WildernessFew families of modest means became so famous. In this field lived widow Catherine Tapp, who with other family members eked out an existence from the poor soil. The Tapps occupied a lopsided log cabin about 300 yards in front of you - seven people living in a space perhaps 30 by 20 feet. A corncrib, log stable, and a few fruit trees surrounded the house. Four milk cows and seven pigs wandered the property.
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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||Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:38am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 261714 N 4241994|
|Decimal Degrees||38.29441667, -77.72473333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.665', W 77° 43.484'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 39.90" N, 77° 43' 29.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-123 Hill Ewell Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US|
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