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Battle of The Wilderness JJ-20 | Marker History

Battle of The Wilderness Marker, JJ-20

Ewell's Corps, the left wing of Lee's army, moving down this road from Orange, came into conflict near here with Warren's Corps of Grant's army, May 5, 1864. The fight moved to and fro until Ewell finally drove Warren back and entrenched here. Late the next afternoon, May 6, Ewell attacked the Unionists. Meanwhile, two miles south, on the Orange Plank Road, the right wing of Lee's army was engaged with Grant's left wing.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Orange County
Physical Description of Location: 34957-35099 Constitution Hwy (Route 20), Locust Grove, VA 22508. Marker is on right when traveling west on 20 about .2 miles past intersection with Oakglen Road.
GPS Location: 38.3143522440,-77.76905379
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