Lake of the Woods in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of the Wilderness
On Spotswood's Farm were 4 Medical Wagons, 14 Six-Mule Wagons, 24 Tents, 3 Medical Officers and 34 Attendants, in addition to about 15 Ambulances and 80 Men from the Corp's Ambulance Company.
One of three field hospitals that treated the 6th Corps' 3,660 wounded in 36 hours.
Erected by Civil War Study Group and Lake of the Woods, Virginia.
Location. 38° 20.579′ N, 77° 44.818′ W. Marker is in Lake of the Woods, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker is on Lakeview Parkway, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at a park in Lake of the Woods Community, a gated community. Visitors must register to visit the marker. . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain John Spotswood (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange Grove 1865 - 1967 (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange Grove 1728 - 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); Spotswood Family Cemetery (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of the Wilderness (approx. half a mile away); Gordon's Flank Attack (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Federals Fall Back (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Gordon's Flank Attack (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake of the Woods.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2013, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 743 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 2, 2013, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 7. submitted on May 2, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.