Chancellorsville Campaign

Chancellorsville Campaign (HM219)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22551 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 15.801', W 77° 40.632'

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May 2, 1863. Deluding the enemy was the secret of Jackson's success. Since his troops had been observed from Federal signal stations as they marched across the front of Hooker's army, he turned them south on the Brock Road to create the impression that he was in full retreat along the road to Spotsylvania Court House. Reaching a point where the head of his column was concealed from the Federals by dense forests, he turned sharply right, going north along this woodland trail which parallels the Brock Road, to complete his flanking movement.
HM NumberHM219
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior - National Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 8:38pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 265771 N 4238425
Decimal Degrees38.26335000, -77.67720000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 15.801', W 77° 40.632'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 15' 48.06" N, 77° 40' 37.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11201-11267 Jackson Trail W, Spotsylvania VA 22551, US
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