Wilderness Civil War Battlefield
- Route 20
- Orange, VA 22960
- Phone: (540) 373-4461
- Website: Click to Visit Wilderness Civil War Battlefield
Lee and Grant clashed at the Wilderness for the first time on May 5-6, 1864. This vicious engagement resulted in 26,000 casualties and marked Grant's first step toward Appomattox. A battlefield tour begins at the Wilderness Exhibit Shelter. Open Daily 9 am to 5 pm, except Christmas and New Year's Day.