Near Chancellorsville in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Apex of Hooker’s Last Line
Location. 38° 19.059′ N, 77° 38.241′ W. Marker is near Chancellorsville, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is at the intersection of Ely's Ford Road (County Route 610) and Bullock Road, on the right when traveling north on Ely's Ford Road. Click for map. Located across the street from the Bullock House Site, stop two of the driving tour of Chancellorsville Battlefield, just off a park service road. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22407, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Lifeline (within shouting distance of this marker); Hooker's Final Bastion (within shouting distance of this marker); Lives Transformed Stone's Reconnaissance (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Counterattack (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Midnight Conference (approx. half a mile away); Flanking of Hays' Brigade (approx. half a mile away); The Union Army Escapes (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chancellorsville.
More about this marker. A drawing, the same used on nearby "Hooker's Final Bastion" marker, displays the "Second line of Union defense at the junction of the roads to Ely's and United States Fords. From a war-time sketch."
Regarding Apex of Hooker’s Last Line. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville at the Bullock House Site, at the apex of Hooker's final line. See the Bullock House Site Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Chancellorsville. National Park Service site. (Submitted on November 19, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Bullock House Site Virtual Tour by Markers. The Bullock House Site portion of the battlefield (stop two on the driving tour of the battlefield) includes markers at the intersection of Bullock and Ely's Ford Roads. The position marked the apex of Hooker's final line. (Submitted on December 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,136 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.