The Wilderness

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William Bozic, TX
Billy Roberts, SC
Richard Edling, PA
 
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Links:
1. Richmond National Battlefield Park - National Park Service
2. Overland Campaign - Wikipedia
3. U.S. Grant's 1864 Overland Campaign
4. Civil War Traveler - Central Virginia

5. Battle Summary: Wilderness, VA - National Park Service
6. Battle Of The Wilderness Campaign Summary Facts Civil War

7. The Wilderness Campaign - Library. For Students by Students
8. Wilderness Campaign
   
     
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Photos:          

(5-00Wilderness Battlefield
 
Entrance to the Wilderness Battlefield exhibit shelter
 
Information Marker: Wilderness Campaign
Information Marker: Into the Wilderness
Information Marker: If it takes all summer/a fiery end
Information Marker: From the depths of defeat
 
Billy Roberts photos

  

(5-00) Wilderness Battlefield
 
Saunders Field

 
Information Marker: First blood in Saunders Field
Information Marker: 120th New York State Vol.
Information Marker: John Gordon proposes a flank attack
 
Billy Roberts photos

            

(5-00) Wilderness Battlefield
 
The Wilderness today

 
Billy Roberts photo

 

(5-00) Wilderness Battlefield
 
Another view of the Wilderness

 
Billy Roberts photo

     

(2006) Enlarge The Wilderness
 
Information Marker: Troop Movements Map
Information Marker: Confederate Offensive Faltered
 
Richard Edling photo

 

(2006) Enlarge The intersection of the Brock Road and Orange Plank Road is considered by some historians to be the most important intersection of the entire war. If the Union was going to win the war, it needed to control this intersection so that the Union army could proceed southeast. Some historians believe that possession of this intersection combined with General Grant's decision to move forward proved to be the turning point in the war in the eastern theatre
 
Information Marker: Road Intersection
 
Richard Edling photo

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