The Battle of ChancellorsvilleThe monument across the road marks where General Elisha Franklin Paxton, commander of the famed Stonewall Brigade, fell on May 3, 1863. Before the war, Frank Paxton had practiced law in "Stonewall" Jackson's hometown of Lexington, Virginia, When, in 1863, Jackson needed a man to command the Stonewall Brigade, he chose Paxton over several more qualified candidates.
|Placed By||Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, January 8th, 2018 at 10:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 268154 N 4243428|
|Decimal Degrees||38.30901667, -77.65163333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 18.541', W 77° 39.098'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 18' 32.46" N, 77° 39' 5.8799999999999" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Stuart Dr, Spotsylvania Courthouse VA 22553, US|
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