12th New Jersey Volunteer Infantry


At the Brock Road — Orange Plank Road intersection, Wilderness Battlefield, Spotsylvania County, Virginia

12th Regiment New Jersey Volunteers 1862-1865

"We can not dedicate, we can not consecrate, we can not hallow this ground. The brave men living and dead who struggled here have consecrated it far above our poor power to add or detract”

The State of New Jersey merely marks the surrounding twenty acres of groung on which the 12th New Jersey Volunteers so gallantly fought for the preservation of the Union, May 5 and 6, 1864.

Dedicated May 30, 1942


Brock and Orange Plank intersection

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rot© Michael Beard 2015