Near Locust Grove in Orange County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Culpeper Mine Road
Location. 38° 19.187′ N, 77° 45.706′ W. Marker is near Locust Grove, Virginia, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Constitution Highway (State Highway 20), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is in Wilderness Battlefield at stop 3 of the Gordon Flank Attack trail, near Driving Tour Stop Two (the Exhibit Shelter). Marker is in this post office area: Locust Grove VA 22508, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Confederate Defense (approx. ¼ mile away); Morning of May 6 (approx. ¼ mile away); 140th New York State Vols. Battle of the Wilderness (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Confederate Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Blood in Saunders Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gordon Flank Attack Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of the Wilderness (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Locust Grove.
More about this marker. The upper half of the marker displays a battle map indicating positions of the forces engaged and the important roads.
Also see . . . Gordon Flank Attack Trail. National Park Service page detailing the Gordon Flank Attack Trail. (Submitted on April 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,319 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.