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GENERAL WADSWORTH
MONUMENT PLAQUE











 
Wadsworth Plaque
The Plaque on the Wadsworth Monument - 2000




JAMES S. WADSWORTH

BRIGADIER GENERAL AND BREVET MAJOR
GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS
COMMANDING THE 4TH DIVISION
V CORPS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC
WAS MORTALLY WOUNDED NEAR THIS SPOT
MAY 6, 1864 AND DIED TWO DAYS LATER
IN THE FIELD HOSPITAL OF HILL'S
CONFEDERATE CORPS:
HE FELL ATTEMPTING DESPERATELY TO
RESIST A CONFEDERATE ADVANCE WHICH
THREATENED THE STRATEGIC PLANK-
BROCK ROAD INTERSECTION

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