"Don't You Ever Forget It"Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee passed through Rappahannock County on four occasions during the Civil War. The first occurred on August 26, 1862, on the march to Manassas, and the second took place in October during the retreat after the Battle of Antietam, Maryland. Lee rode through the eastern and western areas of the county respectively on these occasions. During the Gettysburg Campaign in the summer of 1863, Lee traversed Rappahannock County twice, heading north on June 16-17 and riding south on July 22-23 during the retreat.
|Placed By||Virginia Civil War Trails|
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 754576 N 4281926|
|Decimal Degrees||38.64935000, -78.07470000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 38.961', W 78° 4.482'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 38' 57.66" N, 78° 4' 28.92" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2 Co Rd 618, Castleton VA 22716, US|
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