Lake of the Woods in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Wilderness Battlefield Memorial
Remembering Those Who Remain Long After the Battle was Over
Erected 2014 by Civil War Study Group, Inc. in Lake of the Woods.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 1864.
Location. 38° 19.536′ N, 77° 45.944′ W. Marker is in Lake of the Woods, Virginia, in Orange County. Memorial can be reached from Church Lane east of Lakeview Parkway, on the left when traveling east. Located at the far rear corner of the parking lot at Lake of the Woods Church. Located in Lake of the Woods subdivision, a private gated community where visitors must register upon entering. Touch for map. Marker is Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. From Wilderness Run To Flat Run (a few steps from this marker); Dedicated To The Fallen (a few steps from this marker); John Gordon Proposes a Flank Attack (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gordon's Flank Attack (about 600 feet away); Fighting on the Evening of May 5, 1864 (about 700 feet away); Gordon's Attack Falters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morning of May 6 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Federals Fall Back (approx. 0.4 miles away).
More about this memorial. The National Park Service's Wilderness Battlefield can be accessed from the trail head here, connecting to the Gordon's Flank Attack Trail.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on May 8, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 8, 2017, by Pete Payette of Orange, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.