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Opening of The Wilderness Campaign J-33 | Marker History

Opening of The Wilderness Campaign Marker, J-33

Near here the Second Corps of Grant's army camped in the winter of 1863-64. To this point came Sheridan's cavalry, the Sixth Corps from Brandy Station, and the Fifth Corps from Culpeper. The Union army moved hence to Germanna and Ely's Fords on the Rapidan River, May 4, 1864, to open the Wilderness Campaign.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Culpeper County
Physical Description of Location: Stevensburg, VA 22741. Located on Germanna Hwy (Rt. 3), 0.2 miles east of the intersection of Germanna Hwy (Rt. 3) and VA-663. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Germanna Hwy (Rt. 3).
GPS Location: 38.4412610940,-77.8969343020
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