Fredericksburg Battlefield

Fredericksburg Battlefield (HMH0E)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.654', W 77° 28.066'

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Before you looms Marye's Heights, a key point in the two major Civil War battles. At the base of the heights, bordered by a stone wall, lies the Sunken Road. In December 1862 Confederate troops standing in the road repelled repeated Union assaults. Five months later, during the Chancellorsville Campaign, Union troops again attacked Marye's Heights. This time they succeeded in taking it.

Begin your visit to this historic ground at the Fredericksburg Battlefield Visitor Center. Then take a leisurely one-hour walk down Sunken Road and up onto Marye's Heights. After completing your walk, take time to travel Lee Drive and visit Chatham, two other units of the Fredericksburg Battlefield. Three other battlefields - Chancellorsville, Wilderness, and Spotsylvania Court House - are also within easy driving distance.
HM NumberHMH0E
Year Placed2009
Placed ByFredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - Department of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:23pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 284189 N 4241342
Decimal Degrees38.29423333, -77.46776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.654', W 77° 28.066'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 39.24" N, 77° 28' 3.96" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-540 Willis St, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US
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