Mud Tavern was the old name of this place. Six miles east, at Guinea Station, Stonewall Jackson died, May 10, 1863. In the campaign of 1864, Ewell's and Longstreet's corps of Lee's army, coming from Spotsylvania Courthouse, here turned south, May 21, 1864. Lee fell back to the North Anna River as Grant swung around to the east.
Geographic Location: Spotsylvania County
Physical Description of Location: 6298-6300 Jefferson Davis Highway (US 1), about 600 feet south of intersection with Mudd Tavern Road (County Road 606), Woodford, VA 22580. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 1, just past the Food Lion.
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