On 4 May 1863, the ambulance bearing wounded Confederate Maj. Gen. Thomas J. ("Stonewall") Jackson from the Chancellorsville battlefield turned east here en route to Guinea Station, where he died on 10 May. A year later, Union troops of the Army of the Potomac followed the same route when marching from the Spotsylvania Court House battlefield south to Totopotomoy Creek in Hanover County. During this march, Union generals Grant and Meade stopped briefly at Massaponax Baptist Church, located two-thirds of a mile north of here.
Geographic Location: Spotsylvania County
Physical Description of Location: Northeast corner of intersection between Jefferson Davis Highway (US 1) and Guinea Station Road, Fredericksburg, VA 22407. Marker is on right when traveling north on US 1, just past Massaponax High School.
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