Wilderness Battlefield (Fredericksburg NPS)

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Transporting wounded in the burning Wilderness

35347 Constitution Highway, Locust Grove VA 22508
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An exhibit shelter and a driving tour help explain the action here May 5–6, 1864, as Federal soldiers pushed forward in what would become the Overland Campaign. A short walking tour from the shelter routes visitors through Saunders Field, one of the most fought-over areas in the battle. This site is part of the Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania NMP.

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Park open daylight hours. Exhibit shelter staffed seasonally. Free.

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Related: Ellwood Manor, Spotsylvania battlefield, North Anna River battlefield, Totopotomoy Creek battlefield, Cold Harbor battlefield