Chancellorsville Campaign

Chancellorsville Campaign (HM220)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 18.674', W 77° 39.02'

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May 2, 1863. Jackson's two leading lines, battling the tangled undergrowth and the retreating Federal XI Corps, became disorganized. In this vicinity, Jackson halted his successful advance and ordered A.P. Hill's Division to the front. While the change was being made, Jackson rode out with his staff about 9 p.m. to reconnoiter the Federal position. Meeting A.P. Hill, he gave one of his last field commands: "Press them! Cut them off from the United States Ford, Hill! Press them!" A few minutes later he fell mortally wounded by the mistaken fire of his own men.
HM NumberHM220
Placed ByUnited States Department of the Interior - National Park Service
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 11:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 268275 N 4243671
Decimal Degrees38.31123333, -77.65033333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.674', W 77° 39.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 40.44" N, 77° 39' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12901-12929 Bullock Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
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