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Near Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee to the rear!

 
 
Lee to the rear! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 16, 2008
1. Lee to the rear! Marker
Inscription.
Lee to the rear!
cried the Texans.
May 6, 1864

 
Location. 38° 17.462′ N, 77° 43.393′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Orange Plank Road (Virginia Route 621), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is near stop three of the Widow Tapp Farm hiking trail. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Texas (a few steps from this marker); The Texans Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Earthworks (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. James D. Nance (about 800 feet away); The Widow Tapp House (approx. 0.2 miles away); In The Nick of Time (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lee-to-the-Rear (approx. 0.2 miles away); Crisis in the Wilderness (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of the Wilderness. (Submitted on March 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lee to the rear! Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2008
2. Lee to the rear! Marker
Lee to the rear! marker on Tapp farm. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 10, 2007
3. Lee to the rear! marker on Tapp farm.
The Lee to the rear! marker is located near the Texas state monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,037 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on March 7, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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