Chancellorsville Campaign

Chancellorsville Campaign (HM1RGP)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22407 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 18.695', W 77° 38.974'

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May 3-6, 1863. About noon on May 3, Hooker's army fell back to a new position covering the roads to Ely's and United States fords. With the center here, the right of his line rested on the Rapidan and the left on the Rappahannock. On May 4, Hooker's troops along this front, now increased to approximately 75,000, confronted by about 25,000 Confederates, remained inactive, while Lee engaged Sedwick with the remainder of his army at Salem Church, seven miles east. After forcing Sedwick across the Rappahannock, Lee reconcentrated again Hooker. As they slogged through the mud on the morning of May 6, the weary Confederates found that Hooker also had retreated over the river.
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior, National Park Service
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Date Added Monday, April 4th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 268343 N 4243708
Decimal Degrees38.31158333, -77.64956667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.695', W 77° 38.974'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 41.7" N, 77° 38' 58.44" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12931-12963 Bullock Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US
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