Virtual Tour Stop, McLaws's Line

McLaws's Trail

McLaws's Trail

Lafayette McLaws's division held this line on May 1-3. The strong skirmish line on May 2 held the attention of Joe Hooker allowing "Stonewall" Jackson to march around Hooker's army and attack his flank. A two-mile trail goes across what is now a field (young trees in 1863) to the Confederate skirmish line on the high ground shown in the background of the photo just before the woodline.

 
Map of McLaws's Trail

Map of McLaws's Trail

 
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