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    Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania

    National Military Park Virginia

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Virtual Tour of Wilderness Battlefield

The virtual tour consists of the eight stops on the driving tour of the Wilderness Battlefield, and additional sites, listed according to their relation to the timeline of the campaign. There are also links to learn more about the battle.

* Map of Virtual Tour Stops. Google maps shows the location and gives directions to the virtual tour stops.

* McGowan's Brigade Winter Camp Site

* Germanna Ford

* Grant's Headquarters, Tour Stop #1 on park driving tour

* Wilderness Tavern Site

* Ellwood Manor

* Wilderness Battlefield Exhibit Shelter, Tour Stop #2 on park driving tour

* Saunders Field, Tour Stop #3 on driving park tour

* Higgerson Farm, Tour Stop #4 on park driving tour

* Chewning Farm, Tour Stop #5 on park driving tour

* Tapp Field, Tour Stop #6 on park driving tour

* Longstreet's Wounding, Tour Stop #7 on park driving tour

* Brock Road-Plank Road Intersection, Tour Stop #8 on park driving tour

* Todd's Tavern Site


See also:

* Photos of Wilderness Battlefield

* Photos of Wilderness Monuments

* Visiting Wilderness Battlefield

* Wilderness Battle-Summary of the battle

Cannon in Tapp Field
Cannon in Tapp Field

Did You Know?

Chatham Manor Gardens

Clara Barton is famous for founding the American Red Cross. She learned of the International Red Cross while vacationing in Europe after the Civil War. Upon her return to the US she started a lengthy campaign for the US to join this international organization and then created the first chapter.