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History Knutz: Stroke of Misfortune - OU03D1

 Stonewall Jackson was felled by a shot from his own troops.

Hidden by  Cachew Knutz

N 38° 18.600' W 77° 39.250' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Virginia
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Time: 0:15 h   Distance to Travel: 0.05 mi
 Date Hidden: 25 February 2012
 Date Created: 26 February 2012
 Last Modified: 08 July 2016
 Waypoint: OU03D1


{{found}} 6 x Found
{{not_found}} 0 x Did Not Find
{{comment}} 2 Comments
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5 x Rated
Rated as: Excellent
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Cache Attributes

Kid Friendly Big Rig Friendly Available in Winter Listed on OCNA Only 

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Description   EN   

Jackson At ChancellorsvilleJust a quarter mile from here, across the Plank Road, in a stroke of misfortune, General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was felled by a shot from his own troops during the Battle of Chancellorsville.

The area on this side of Plank Road is now a private campground, but the part where this cache is located is open to the public. We will not say more about what is here, other than to say that it was built in acknowledgement of the significant history of the area and of Civil War history in general.

And the only thing we'll tell you about the numerical confirmation code to log your find of this place is:

  • Antietam
  • Appomattox
  • Fredericksburg
  • Shiloh

After you figure that out, if you want a more serious study of the history of this area, go the quarter mile northeast of here to the Chancellorsville Battlefield Visitor Center.


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Log Entries    {{found}} 6x {{not_found}} 0x {{comment}} 2x     Show All Log Entries   New Log Entry

1 13 August 2018 Monicorri Found it


3 08 July 2016 Cachew Knutz Comment

A fellow geocacher reported that it seemed like there had been a change at the site, and, indeed, there was when we checked it today.  The cache description has been updated so that the answer code remains the same.

1 13 June 2016 Indy-bikes Found it

I brought L with me and we played around for a little while and figured it out. This cache really engaged us and was fun. Thanks for placing!

1 03 November 2012 sfcchaz Found it

#20 of 29 finds today. Spent the day with DudleyGrunt caching in the area. Found hides on 6 different listing services today: GC, TC, OCUS, NC, LbNA and GPSgames.

This was a quick C&D once I saw what needed to be done. Very creative and I actually learned something while visiting the site. TFTC

1 31 March 2012 DudleyGrunt Found it

3193 / 79.  Was out with cycleangela for CAM, TC, & OCNA caches between SoMD and the Fredericksburg area.  It was getting later than we'd hoped, so after this, we decided to head north and hit a couple more.

This was an interesting memorial and not exactly what I'd expected.

I'll have to try to get back to more fully enjoy it, sometime.

Thanks and Happy Trails!