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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM33W_154th-new-york-state-volunteer-infantry_Spotsylvania-VA.html
(front): 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps"The Hardtack Regiment"Anchor of the Buschbeck LineNear Dowdall's TavernBattle of ChancellorsvilleMay 2, 1863(back):590 present for duty240 killed, wounded, and capturedDedicated to the memory of the r…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2QS_on-to-richmond_Spotsylvania-VA.html
Before the Wilderness, battlefield stalemate meant retreat by one side or the other - a return to the starting point to try again another day. But not here. Union General-in-Chief Ulysses S. Grant rendered stalemate in the Wilderness irrelevant. O…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2QR_no-turning-back_Spotsylvania-VA.html
When the armies departed the Wilderness, they left behind a disfigured landscape. Trenches twisted like earthen snakes through the woods, and blackened leaves marked the paths of fires. Along the Brock Road, noted one soldier, trees "were scarred …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22P_a-fatal-reconnaissance_Spotsylvania-VA.html
When "Stonewall" Jackson reached this point at about 9 p.m. on May 2, 1863, he stood at the peak of his military career. Four hundred yards in front of you, a shaken Union army hastily built earthworks to halt the Confederate tide. One hundred yar…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22M_confederate-catastrophe_Spotsylvania-VA.html
Near this spot around 9:15 p.m. on the night of May 2, 1863, the Confederate cause suffered disaster. As "Stonewall" Jackson and his party returned from their reconnaissance down the Mountain Road, Confederate musketry erupted south of the Plank R…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22L_jackson-monuments_Spotsylvania-VA.html
The effort to erect a monument at the site of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson's mortal wounding began in February 1887, when Fredericksburg newspaper editor Rufus Merchant founded the Stonewall Jackson Monument Association. On June 13, 1888, a crowd of…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM22J_jackson_Spotsylvania-VA.html
(South Face):On this Spotfellmortally woundedThomas J. JacksonLt. Gen. C.S.A.May 2nd 1863(East Face):There is Jackson standinglike astone wallBee at Manassas.(North Face):Could I have directed events,I should have chosen for the good of thecountry…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM220_chancellorsville-campaign_Spotsylvania-VA.html
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 c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21T_booth-hall_Spotsylvania-VA.html
To the Glory of GodandIn loving memory ofThe Rev. Arthur E. Boothby whose devoted and untiring effortsthis Parish House was erected
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM21N_jackson-attacks_Spotsylvania-VA.html
"You can go forward then." With those words "Stonewall" Jackson unleashed one of the most famous and successful attacks of the Civil War. On the afternoon of May 2, 1862, Jackson led 30,000 men of his Second Corps to a point just beyond the Union …
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