McLaws Trail

McLaws Trail (HMH0K)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22407
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 17.901', W 77° 37.096'

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The Battle of Fredericksburg

This trail will take you across the swampy headwaters of Ninemile Run, where for three days Confederate skirmishers of General Lafayette McLaws' division sparred with elements of Joseph Hooker's Union army. McLaws' spirited attacks fixed Hooker's attention on this sector, enabling "Stonewall" Jackson to successfully maneuver around the Union army's right flank, four miles ahead of you.

Fliers at Stop #1 will lead you on a self-guided tour of this little-known phase of the Chancellorsville fighting.

Trail length: 1 mile
Difficulty: Moderate
Time: 45 minutes
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HM NumberHMH0K
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Placed ByFredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:09am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 271038 N 4242161
Decimal Degrees38.29835000, -77.61826667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.901', W 77° 37.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 54.06" N, 77° 37' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8201-8295 McLaws Dr, Fredericksburg VA 22407, US
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