Union Earthworks

Union Earthworks (HM1ZP)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22407
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 18.54', W 77° 37.86'

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Men of Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock's division manned the earthworks which are located just inside this woodline. Hancock's troops confronted two Confederate divisions advancing from the south (from your right front) and east as well as the Rebels attacking from the west. Lee's relentless pressure forced the Union army to withdraw from Chancellorsville about mid-morning and establish a new line protecting the river crossings. Hancock's men in those trenches and in the Chancellorsville clearing covered the Union retreat.
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 8:20am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 269958 N 4243375
Decimal Degrees38.30900000, -77.63100000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.54', W 77° 37.86'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 32.40" N, 77° 37' 51.60" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-120 Hooker Dr, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US
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