Near Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
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); Lee to the Rear! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Texans Attack (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Brink of Victory (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Earthworks (was about 600 feet away but has been reported permanently removed. ); Col. James D. Nance (about 800 feet away); The Home of Widow Tapp (approx. 0.2 miles away); In the Nick of Time (approx. 0.2 miles 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 •
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