Near Locust Grove in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Gordon's Flank Attack
Location. 38° 19.578′ N, 77° 45.841′ W. Marker is near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Constitution Highway (State Highway 20), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is in Wilderness Battlefield at stop 7 of the Gordon Flank Attack trail, near Driving Tour Stop Two (the Exhibit Shelter). Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gordon's Attack Falters (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fighting on the Evening of May 5, 1864 John Gordon Proposes a Flank Attack (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morning of May 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Federals Fall Back (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Culpeper Mine Road (approx. half a mile away); The Confederate Defense (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Gordon's Flank Attack (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Locust Grove.
Also see . . . Gordon Flank Attack Trail. National Park Service page detailing the Gordon Flank Attack Trail. (Submitted on April 27, 2008, 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 835 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.