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Photographer: Craig Swain
Taken: February 16, 2008
Caption: Battle Map
Additional Description: Note the north seeking arrow on both maps points to the lower right.
Morning of May 5, 1864
Attempting to turn Lee, the Federals found themselves across his path. Crawford's Division of Warren's Corps was pulled back from its route to Parker's Store as Warren struck Ewell on the Turnpike. Here in the Plank Road sector, while Hill advanced toward the Brock, Getty's Division of Sedgwick's Corps rushed southward about midday to seize the vital Brock-Plank intersection.
Morning of May 6, 1864
On the Turnpike neither side gained advantage during the morning. Here on the Orange Plank Road, however, Hancock routed Hill, only to be stopped by Longstreet's timely arrival. Longstreet then flanked Hancock's forces back to the Brock Road. Both sides strongly entrenched on May 6 and 7.
Submitted: April 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Database Locator Identification Number: p22618
File Size: 1.431 Megabytes
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