Chatham Exit Road Closed 9/2-9/5
The Chatham exit road will be closed from September 2-5, 2014 as part of the project to restore the historic viewshed from Chatham Manor. The road will be closed at all times. Please use the Chatham entrance road as a two-way road. More »
Virtual Tour Stop, Slocum's Line
General Henry Slocum's Twelfth Corps held this line of earthworks from May 1 through mid-morning on May 3. On the morning of May 3, General Richard Anderson's Confederate division attacked Slocum's men from the front while artillery rounds from Hazel Grove crashed into their flank. The Twelfth Corps was forced to retreat to Fairview.
This is a brand new tour stop on the battlefield. As on late October, the interpretive signs have not yet arrived.
Did You Know?
During the Wildereness Campaign, General George Gordon Meade commanded the Union Army of the Potomac. General U.S. Grant, who commanded all Union armies, accompanied this army into the Wilderness.