McLaws' Line

An open agricultural field with a light 1-inch layer of snow on sunny day.
At McLaws' Line, Confederates kept US forces occupied to allow for Jackson's Flank Attack on May 2.

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From here on May 1-3 Confederate General Lafayette McLaws division kept Union forces occupied while Stonewall Jackson's troops marched around Hooker's army to attack his flank.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park

Last updated: April 29, 2022