1864 Overland CampaignOn May 4, 1864, the Federal Army crossed the Rapidan River twenty miles west of Fredericksburg. The next day, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's forces struck the Union army in the Wilderness, opening a month-long campaign of nearly nonstop fighting and staggering casualty totals.
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|Placed By||Petersburg National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 at 5:02pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 290987 N 4124522|
|Decimal Degrees||37.24381667, -77.35645000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 14.629', W 77° 21.387'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 14' 37.74" N, 77° 21' 23.22" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5001 Siege Rd, Prince George VA 23875, US|
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