The forces of Horatio G. Wright and Ambrose E. Burnside march eastward.

The remaining Sixth Corps of the Army of the Potomac under Union general Horatio G. Wright and Ambrose E. Burnside’s independent Ninth Corps march eastward. Their move is part of a campaign designed by Ulysses S. Grant to draw Confederates out of their trenches around Spotsylvania Court House.

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